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comment by Dearon
Dearon  ·  2571 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs

I would assume that the method of transfer would involve a USB devices or such, combined with knowledge on how the network is set up (and thus which machines to target) and possibly some 0-day exploits so that you can avoid detection by virus scanners and so forth.

And realistically, much of this has already been seen in the wild with worms like Stuxnet. So we can assume that a state-sponsored attacker would be able to execute such attacks if the target is worth the effort.