Tracking SS7 attacks by cybercriminals and nation-state actors

C B filed this request with the National Security Agency of the United States of America.
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From: C B

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any reports, notes and/or memos concerning the NSA's knowledge of incidents in which a foreign government or criminal group attempted to and/or successfully exploited vulnerabilities in Signaling System No.7 (SS7) for the purpose of tracking and/or intercepting the communications of American citizens, companies or governmental organizations. I would appreciate a response to my inquiry to the extent possible.

Please include any processing notes made in completing 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 there are fees, 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 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.


Christopher Bing

Company/Organization: Scoop News Group
Address: 1150 18th St. NW, Suite 850
City: Washington, D.C.
State: District of Columbia
Zip Code: 20036
Country: U.S.

From: National Security Agency

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.