WikiLeaks publishes CIA spying documents [Hacking TV’s, Cellphones, PC Malware]

“… 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network…

Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized “zero day” exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation. This extraordinary collection, which amounts to more than several hundred million lines of code, gives its possessor the entire hacking capacity of the CIA. The archive appears to have been circulated among former U.S. government hackers and contractors in an unauthorized manner, one of whom has provided WikiLeaks with portions of the archive…

…its malware arsenal and dozens of “zero day” weaponized exploits against a wide range of U.S. and European company products, include Apple’s iPhone, Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows and even Samsung TVs, which are turned into covert microphones…

The attack against Samsung smart TVs was developed in cooperation with the United Kingdom’s MI5/BTSS…. As of October 2014 the CIA was also looking at infecting the vehicle control systems used by modern cars and trucks…. it would permit the CIA to engage in nearly undetectable assassinations…

The CIA’s Mobile Devices Branch (MDB) developed numerous attacks to remotely hack and control popular smart phones

The CIA also runs a very substantial effort to infect and control Microsoft Windows users with its malware. This includes multiple local and remote weaponized “zero days”, air gap jumping viruses such as “Hammer Drill” which infects software distributed on CD/DVDs, infectors for removable media such as USBs, systems to hide data in images or in covert disk areas ( “Brutal Kangaroo”) and to keep its malware infestations going.

https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/

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