|Submitted||Sept. 12, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
The list of origin IPv4 CIDR prefixes or distinct IPv4 addresses used by the Office of Tailored Access Operations (TAO) within the QUANTUMSQUIRREL covert access network, which is able to impersonate any IPv4 address. Note that this program has been widely discussed in the press thus removing any claims of sensitivity on this subject matter. C.f. "The NSA and GCHQ’s QUANTUMTHEORY Hacking Tactics". firstlook.org. 2014-07-16: https://firstlook.org/theintercept/document/2014/03/12/nsa-gchqs-quantumtheory-hacking-tactics/ . Please break out the list of impersonated endpoints by year, if possible.
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.
The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.