Leak your own secret NSA documents, with help from the NSA Product name generator

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

“WHITETAMALE”, “ANGRY NEIGHBOR,” “HOWLERMONKEY”, “WATERWITCH”, “DROPOUTJEEP”…

Ever wondered how the NSA comes up with such crazy acid-fueled names for their top secret surveillance projects? Do they have a highly-trained team of weed-smoking chimpanzees bashing out possible codenames on typewriters?

Well, maybe they got a little help from something like this – which generates random product names for NSA projects.

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Check it out and have some fun.

I can just see it now. Some over-eager newspaper is going to be duped by this humorous NSA product name generator into believing it has a real scoop on its hands, and publish the details as if they are real.

Via: @ternus

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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