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As investigation against Assange is dropped, WikiLeaks releases new CIA malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 days ago

"Athena" is malware created by a military contractor and used by the CIA.

The CIA is running internal 'Shark Tank'-like pitch competitions, CIO says

by Chris Bing • 7 days ago

Chief Information Officer John Edwards says the competitions promote technology at "mission speed" instead of "government speed."

Researchers: WannaCry ransomware shares code with North Korean malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

The link is important, but shared code is not the same as attribution, experts warned.

Symantec links CIA tools to mysterious group that hacked 40 organizations globally

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Malware linked to the CIA, according to documents published by WikiLeaks, was used to hack into government, financial, telecom, energy, aerospace, education and natural resources organizations based in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa, according to newly published research by Symantec.

WikiLeaks is probably exaggerating what’s in its latest CIA leak

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

WikiLeaks’ latest disclosure of secret CIA hacking capabilities describes how the spy agency obfuscates certain digital espionage techniques. The transparency organization is overselling what's actually in the leaked computer code, experts say.

Legal peril looms over companies hoping to acquire CIA intel from WikiLeaks

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A cloud of legal uncertainty hangs over a cohort of private companies that hope to receive software vulnerability information from WikiLeaks, according to top national security lawyers.

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