vault 7

How the CIA Spies on Your Everyday Life, According to WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks’ latest release from the Vault 7 series of CIA leaks, sheds more light on how ordinary people can be easily tracked and targeted by the US intelligence agency through everyday electronic devices. Since March 7, WikiLeaks has revealed CIA hacking techniques used to weaponize mobile phones, conduct surveillance via smart TVs, and load and…

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#Vault7: CIA’s ‘Pandemic’ Turns File Servers Into ‘Patient Zero’

The latest WikiLeaks ‘Vault7’ release details an alleged CIA project allowing the spy agency to give file servers the capability to infect machines which access them remotely. ‘Pandemic’ reveals the role of a persistent implant for Microsoft Windows file servers, accessed by remote machines to run programs, according to a statement from WikiLeaks. The project…

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#Vault7 “Athena”: CIA’s Anti-Windows Malware “Better Than Bombing Things”

The latest in WikiLeaks’ series of #Vault7 leaks was released Friday detailing malware that provides remote beacon and loader capabilities on target computers using several Microsoft Windows operating systems. ‘Athena’ is the latest codename for the release which consists of five documents. In the user guide, the operating systems which can be targeted are: Windows…

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Archimedes: WikiLeaks Drops Latest #Vault7 Batch Detailing Network Hacking Tool

A user manual describing an alleged CIA tool known as ‘Archimedes’, purportedly used to attack computers inside a Local Area Network (LAN), has been released by WikiLeaks. The latest batch is the seventh in the whistleblowing organization’s ‘Vault 7’ series. RELEASE: CIA ‘#Archimedes‘ system for exfiltration and browser hijacking. Includes manuals and binary signatures. https://t.co/XWr33GMGDN…

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The U.S. Government Declares War on WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

The U.S. government is dramatically ratcheting up its rhetoric against whistleblowing news collective Wikileaks, announcing on Thursday that authorities are preparing new charges on which to arrest the group’s founder, Julian Assange. Assange has lived at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the last four years in order to avoid extradition and arrest. Now, in…

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Not Just Syria: 5 Huge News Stories to Keep an Eye on amid the Madness

by Carey Wedler and Nick Bernabe The world’s eyes and ears have once again turned toward Syria following last week’s chemical weapons attack and U.S. President Donald Trump’s subsequent air strikes on the Assad government. Mainstream media, independent media, and social media platforms are fixing fierce attention on the ongoing developments. These events undoubtedly deserve…

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#DarkSeaSkies: How the CIA Can Control Your MacBook in Just 29 Seconds

It’s known as DarkSeaSkies…. Hacking tools that allows the CIA access to Apple products. One knicknamed the “Sonic Screwdriver” gives an agent the ability to hack and remotely control a MacBook Air in less than half a minute. Delivered via “supply chain intercept or gift to the target,” DarkSeaSkies runs in the background and gives…

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Wikileaks Published a List of Consumer Electronics “Targeted” by the CIA — Your Smart Phone and Computer Are Probably on It

Wikileaks has now posted “Identifying Hacking Targets of the CIA” which lists out “companies, products, tools, and terms that are mentioned in the Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed publication to date,” in order to inform people as to whether or not their smart phones, computers, gaming systems, television sets etc. can easily be turned…

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