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The Snowden Archive

This repository is a complete collection of all documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden that have subsequently been published by news media around the world.

If you notice something is missing or wrong, please file an issue or tweet at @iamcryptoki.

Timeline of Revelations (2013-2018)


Date Source Publication
06/06/2013 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order for Verizon to provide U.S. call metadata to FBI The Guardian
06/06/2013 NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily The Guardian
06/06/2013 NSA slides explain the PRISM data-collection program The Washington Post
08/06/2013 Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data The Guardian
08/06/2013 New NSA tool to quantify, track intelligence collection revealed live The Guardian
20/06/2013 The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant The Guardian
27/06/2013 NSA collected US email records in bulk for more than two years under Obama The Guardian
30/06/2013 New NSA leaks show how US is bugging its European allies The Guardian
31/07/2013 XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet' The Guardian
09/08/2013 NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US citizens' emails and phone calls The Guardian
16/08/2013 NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds The Washington Post
23/08/2013 NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies The Guardian
30/08/2013 'Black budget' summary details U.S. spy network's successes, failures and objectives The Washington Post
31/08/2013 Snowden Document: NSA Spied On Al Jazeera Communications Der Spiegel
01/09/2013 'Success Story': NSA Targeted French Foreign Ministry Der Spiegel
03/09/2013 Veja os documentos ultrassecretos que comprovam espionagem a Dilma O Globo Fantastico
05/09/2013 Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security The Guardian
08/09/2013 NSA Documents Show United States Spied Brazilian Oil Giant O Globo Fantastico
11/09/2013 NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans' data with Israel The Guardian
16/09/2013 'Follow the Money': NSA Monitors Financial World Der Spiegel
20/09/2013 Belgacom Attack: Britain's GCHQ Hacked Belgian Telecoms Firm Der Spiegel
28/09/2013 N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens The New York Times
04/10/2013 Secret NSA documents show campaign against Tor encrypted network The Washington Post
04/10/2013 Talk by Roger Dingledine of Torproject.org at the NSA The Washington Post
04/10/2013 NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users The Guardian
06/10/2013 American and Canadian Spies target Brazilian Energy and Mining Ministry O Globo Fantastico
14/10/2013 NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally The Washington Post
20/10/2013 Fresh Leak on US Spying: NSA Accessed Mexican President's Email Der Spiegel
21/10/2013 France in the NSA's crosshair: phone networks under surveillance Le Monde
24/10/2013 Espionnage de la NSA : "Une ligne rouge a été franchie", pour la CNIL Le Monde
24/10/2013 NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders after US official handed over contacts The Guardian
25/10/2013 The NSA wiretapped French diplomats in the US Le Monde
27/10/2013 Embassy Espionage: The NSA's Secret Spy Hub in Berlin Der Spiegel
28/10/2013 La NSA espió 60 millones de llamadas en España en sólo un mes El Mundo
30/10/2013 NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say The Washington Post
01/11/2013 Snowden document reveals key role of companies in NSA data collection The Guardian
03/11/2013 No Morsel Too Minuscule for All-Consuming N.S.A. The New York Times
04/11/2013 How we know the NSA had access to internal Google and Yahoo cloud data The Washington Post
04/11/2013 Claves y giros del espionaje masivo en España El Mundo
17/11/2013 'Royal Concierge': GCHQ Monitors Diplomats' Hotel Bookings Der Spiegel
17/11/2013 Australia's spy agencies targeted Indonesian president's mobile phone The Guardian
19/11/2013 DNI Clapper Declassifies Additional Intelligence Community Documents Regarding Collection Under Section 501 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Office of the Director of National Intelligence
19/11/2013 Dette sier Snowden-dokumentet om USAs overvåkning av norske telefonsamtaler Dagbladet
20/11/2013 US and UK struck secret deal to allow NSA to 'unmask' Britons' personal data The Guardian
22/11/2013 NSA-files repeatedly show collection of data «against countries» - not «from» Dagbladet
23/11/2013 NSA infected 50,000 computer networks with malicious software NRC Handelsblad
23/11/2013 N.S.A. Report Outlined Goals for More Power The New York Times
26/11/2013 Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers' The Huffington Post
26/11/2013 Microsoft, suspecting NSA spying, to ramp up efforts to encrypt its Internet traffic The Washington Post
02/12/2013 Revealed: Australian spy agency offered to share data about ordinary citizens The Guardian
02/12/2013 New Snowden docs show U.S. spied during G20 in Toronto CBC
04/12/2013 NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide, Snowden documents show The Washington Post
05/12/2013 Revealed: How the Nsa Targets Italy L'Espresso
05/12/2013 The NSA Toolbox: ANT Product Catalog gov1.info
09/12/2013 Spies Infiltrate a Fantasy Realm of Online Games The New York Times
10/12/2013 New documents show how the NSA infers relationships based on mobile location data The Washington Post
10/12/2013 NSA uses Google cookies to pinpoint targets for hacking The Washington Post
10/12/2013 Snowden document shows Canada set up spy posts for NSA CBC
11/12/2013 Read the Snowden Documents From the NSA SVT
23/12/2013 Edward Snowden, after months of NSA revelations, says his mission's accomplished The Washington Post
29/12/2013 NSA: Die Klempner aus San Antonio Der Spiegel
29/12/2013 Inside TAO: Documents Reveal Top NSA Hacking Unit Der Spiegel
30/12/2013 NSA-Programm "Quantumtheory": Wie der US-Geheimdienst weltweit Rechner knackt Der Spiegel
30/12/2013 NSA-Totalausspähung: FDP-Politiker Baum setzt auf Generalbundesanwalt Der Spiegel
30/12/2013 NSA's Secret Toolbox: Unit Offers Spy Gadgets for Every Need Der Spiegel


Date Source Publication
02/01/2014 NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption The Washington Post
16/01/2014 NSA collects millions of text messages daily in 'untargeted' global sweep The Guardian
27/01/2014 Spy Agencies Tap Data Streaming From Phone Apps The New York Times
27/01/2014 Snowden docs reveal British spies snooped on YouTube and Facebook NBC
28/01/2014 Angry Birds and 'leaky' phone apps targeted by NSA and GCHQ for user data The Guardian
30/01/2014 For the NSA, espionage was a means to strengthen the US position in climate negotiations Information DK
31/01/2014 CSEC used airport Wi-Fi to track Canadian travellers: Edward Snowden documents CBC
04/02/2014 Exclusive: Snowden Docs Show UK Spies Attacked Anonymous, Hackers NBC
07/02/2014 Exclusive: Snowden Docs Show British Spies Used Sex and 'Dirty Tricks' NBC
08/02/2014 NSA hielp Nederland met onderzoek naar herkomst 1,8 miljoen NRC Handelsblad
11/02/2014 The NSA's Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program The Intercept
15/02/2014 Document Describes Eavesdropping on American Law Firm The New York Times
18/02/2014 Snowden Documents Reveal Covert Surveillance and Pressure Tactics Aimed at WikiLeaks and Its Supporters The Intercept
25/02/2014 How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations The Intercept
27/02/2014 Optic Nerve: millions of Yahoo webcam images intercepted by GCHQ The Guardian
05/03/2014 The secret role of the Dutch in the American war on terror NRC Handelsblad
07/03/2014 The NSA Has An Advice Columnist. Seriously. The Intercept
11/03/2014 How a Court Secretly Evolved, Extending U.S. Spies' Reach The New York Times
12/03/2014 How the NSA Plans to Infect 'Millions' of Computers with Malware The Intercept
13/03/2014 Foreign Officials In the Dark About Their Own Spy Agencies' Cooperation with NSA The Intercept
15/03/2014 Compare the NSA's Facebook Malware Denial to its Own Secret Documents The Intercept
18/03/2014 NSA surveillance program reaches 'into the past' to retrieve, replay phone calls The Washington Post
20/03/2014 Inside the NSA's Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators The Intercept
21/03/2014 La France suspectée de cyberespionnage Le Monde
22/03/2014 N.S.A. Breached Chinese Servers Seen as Security Threat The New York Times
29/03/2014 'A' for Angela: GCHQ and NSA Targeted Private German Companies and Merkel Der Spiegel
04/04/2014 The "Cuban Twitter" Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket The Intercept
30/04/2014 British Spy Chiefs Secretly Begged to Play in NSA's Data Pools The Intercept
30/04/2014 No Place to Hide Documents Glenn Greenwald
19/05/2014 Data Pirates of the Caribbean: The NSA Is Recording Every Cell Phone Call in the Bahamas The Intercept
10/06/2014 DEA/NSA SANDKEY Voice Intercepts Cryptome
18/06/2014 Keith Alexander Talking Points Dagbladet
18/06/2014 The NSA in Germany: Snowden's Documents Available for Download Der Spiegel
30/06/2014 Court gave NSA broad leeway in surveillance, documents show The Washington Post
09/07/2014 Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On The Intercept
14/07/2014 Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek to Control the Internet The Intercept
23/07/2014 Privacy watchdog's next target: the least-known but biggest aspect of NSA surveillance The Washington Post
23/07/2014 The NSA's New Partner in Spying: Saudi Arabia's Brutal State Police The Intercept
04/08/2014 Cash, Weapons and Surveillance: the U.S. is a Key Party to Every Israeli Attack The Intercept
05/08/2014 Watch Commander: Barack Obama's Secret Terrorist-Tracking System, by the Numbers The Intercept
12/08/2014 NPR Is Laundering CIA Talking Points to Make You Scared of NSA Reporting The Intercept
15/08/2014 NSA/GCHQ: The HACIENDA Program for Internet Colonization Heise Online
25/08/2014 The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google The Intercept
31/08/2014 A Two-Faced Friendship: Turkey Is 'Partner and Target' for the NSA Der Spiegel
14/09/2014 Treasure Map: The NSA Breach of Telekom and Other German Firms Der Spiegel
15/09/2014 New Zealand Launched Mass Surveillance Project While Publicly Denying It The Intercept
11/10/2014 Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs in China and Germany The Intercept
20/11/2014 Vodafone-Linked Company Aided British Mass Surveillance The Intercept
25/11/2014 Snowden-Leaks: How Vodafone-Subsidiary Cable & Wireless Aided GCHQ's Spying Efforts Suddeutsche Zeitung
04/12/2014 Operation Auroragold: How the NSA Hacks Cellphone Networks Worldwide The Intercept
13/12/2014 Operation Socialist: The Inside Story of How British Spies Hacked Belgium's Largest Telco The Intercept
28/12/2014 Obama's Lists: A Dubious History of Targeted Killings in Afghanistan Der Spiegel
28/12/2014 NSA Documents: Attacks on VPN, SSL, TLS, SSH, Tor Der Spiegel
28/12/2014 Prying Eyes: Inside the NSA's War on Internet Security Der Spiegel


Date Source Publication
17/01/2015 The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle Der Spiegel
17/01/2015 The Digital Arms Race: How the NSA Reads Over Shoulders of Other Spies Der Spiegel
27/01/2015 CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents CBC
04/02/2015 Western Spy Agencies Secretly Rely on Hackers for Intel and Expertise The Intercept
10/02/2015 NSA Claims Iran Learned from Western Cyberattacks The Intercept
19/02/2015 The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle The Intercept
26/02/2015 CSE monitors millions of Canadian emails to government CBC
26/02/2015 CSE monitors millions of Canadian emails to government CBC
26/02/2015 CSE monitors millions of Canadian emails to government CBC
07/03/2015 Snowden files: Inside Waihopai's domes Stuff
10/03/2015 The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple's Secrets The Intercept
11/03/2015 Snowden revelations: NZ's spy reach stretches across globe NZ Herald
25/03/2015 Communication Security Establishment's cyberwarfare toolbox revealed CBC
02/04/2015 Britain Used Spy Team to Shape Latin American Public Opinion on Falklands The Intercept


Date Source Publication
29/01/2016 Anarchist Snapshots: Hacked Images From Israel's Drone Fleet The Intercept
02/02/2016 Exclusive: Snowden intelligence docs reveal UK spooks' malware checklist Boing Boing
11/05/2016 The Secret NSA Diary of an Abu Ghraib Interrogator The Intercept
16/05/2016 The Most Intriguing Spy Stories From 166 Internal NSA Reports The Intercept
07/06/2016 Facing Data Deluge, Secret U.K. Spying Report Warned of Intelligence Failure The Intercept
15/08/2016 The Raid: In Bungled Spying Operation, NSA Targeted Pro-Democracy Campaigner The Intercept
19/08/2016 Shadow Brokers: The NSA Leak Is Real, Snowden Documents Confirm The Intercept
29/12/2016 Top-Secret Snowden Document Reveals What the NSA Knew About Previous Russian Hacking The Intercept
16/11/2016 Titanpointe: The NSA's Spy Hub in New York, Hidden in Plain Sight (Project X) The Intercept
06/09/2016 Inside Menwith Hill: The NSA's British Base at the Heart of U.S. Targeted Killing The Intercept


Date Source Publication
10/04/2017 Burn After Reading: Snowden Documents Reveal Scope of Secrets Exposed to China in 2001 Spy Plane Incident The Intercept
24/04/2017 Why Soviet Weather Was Secret, a Critical Gap in Korea, and Other NSA Newsletter Tales The Intercept
24/04/2017 NSA Kept Watch Over Democratic and Republican Conventions, Snowden Documents Reveal The Intercept
24/04/2017 NSA Blimp Spied in the United States The Intercept
24/04/2017 Japan Made Secret Deals With the NSA That Expanded Global Surveillance The Intercept
06/06/2017 Fifty Years Later, NSA Keeps Details of Israel's USS Liberty Attack Secret The Intercept
19/08/2017 The U.S. Spy Hub in the Heart of Australia The Intercept
20/08/2017 Pine Gap plays crucial role in America's wars, leaked documents reveal Australian Broadcasting Corporation
25/10/2017 NSA Concealed Records on JFK Assassination for Decades The Intercept
30/11/2017 NSA Secretly Helped Convict Defendants in U.S. Courts, Classified Documents Reveal The Intercept


Date Source Publication
01/03/2018 The Powerful Global Spy Alliance You Never Knew Existed The Intercept
01/03/2018 Norway Used NSA Technology for Potentially Illegal Spying The Intercept
20/03/2018 The NSA Worked to "Track Down" Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal The Intercept