The latest Snowden story is a catalog of exploit tools from JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group), a unit of the British GCHQ, for both surveillance and propaganda. It’s a list of code names and short descriptions, such as these:
CLEAN SWEEP: Masquerade Facebook Wall Posts for individuals or entire countries.
CONCRETE DONKEY: is the capacity to scatter an audio message to a large number of telephones, or repeatedely bomb a target number with the same message.
GATEWAY: Ability to artificially increase traffic to a website.
GESTATOR: amplification of a given message, normally video, on popular multimedia websites (Youtube).
SCRAPHEAP CHALLENGE: Perfect spoofing of emails from Blackberry targets.
SUNBLOCK: Ability to deny functionality to send/receive email or view material online.
SWAMP DONKEY: is a tool that will silently locate all predefined types of file and encrypt them on a targets machine
UNDERPASS: Change outcome of online polls (previously known as NUBILO).
Go over to Bruce Schneiers blog to read the full article.