The *first* revelation this week, at least
July 16, 2014 4:22 AM Subscribe
This week's Glenn Greenwald revelation
is that Britain's GCHQ JTRIG intelligence organization offers its agents and planners tools
with abilities to increase the search ranking of chosen web sites, “change outcome of online polls”, “masquerade Facebook Wall Posts for individuals or entire countries”, and accomplish “amplification of a given message, normally video, on popular multimedia websites (Youtube).”Source document
, apparently a wiki page last updated in July 2012. More conventional spamming, telephone robocall, email and SMS spoofing, and virus/trojan-like tools are also mentioned.
, detailing the policies and practices in which these tools have been employed.