Martin Peck filed this request with the Department of Justice, National Security Division of the United States of America.
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From: Martin Peck

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Records associated with "Curious Yellow" super computer worms; may also be called "Coordinated Worm" or "Pulse Class Worm" technology. Include technology transfer and third party cooperative efforts under scope of this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM, DVD-R, or BD-R if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Martin Peck

From: Department of Justice, National Security Division

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From: Gleaves, Lani (NSD)

Martin Peck
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 21358
P.O. Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205

Re: FOIA/PA # 15-219

Dear Mr. Peck:

This is in reference to your email dated September 12, 2015, seeking “Records associated with “Curious Yellow” super computer worms; also called “Coordinated Worm” or “Pulse Class Worm” technology including technology transfer and third party cooperative efforts.”.” Our FOIA office received your Freedom of Information request on September 12, 2015.

The Department of Justice regulations require that records, must describe the records that you seek in enough detail to enable Department personnel to locate them with a reasonable amount of effort. And, whenever possible, your request should include specific information about each record sought, such as the date, title or name, author, recipient, and subject matter of the record. [28 CFR 16.3 (b)]

We regret to inform you that we are unable to process your request without additional information. Therefore, your file is hereby administratively closed in the National Security Division. The NSD responded via United States Postal Service (USPS) on October 6, 2015.

If you are not satisfied with my response to your request, you may administratively appeal by writing to the Director, Office of Information Policy, United States Department of Justice, Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530-0001, or you may submit an appeal through OIP's eFOIA portal at Your appeal must be postmarked or transmitted electronically within sixty days from the date of this letter. If you submit your appeal by mail, both the letter and the envelope should be clearly marked "Freedom of Information Act Appeal."


Arnetta Mallory

Arnetta Mallory
Government Information Specialist