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Ex-CIA employee charged in 'Vault 7' leaks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The Vault 7 leaks became public in March 2017 and gave an unprecedented look at the CIA's hacking capabilities.

Ex-CIA employee identified as suspect in 'Vault 7' leaks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The suspect was once employed in technical directorates inside the CIA and NSA.

Senators want spies to disclose more about secret zero-day policy

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee hopes to learn more about how American spies handle the disclosure of software vulnerabilities continuously discovered by the 16 spy agencies, which are occasionally used as a weak point to hack into computer networks.

SSH inventor analyzes tools the CIA wrote to exploit his protocol

by Shaun Waterman • 12 months ago

The CIA hacking tools called Gyrfalcon and BothanSpy, as described in documents released by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, are "effective, but surprisingly unsophisticated," according to Tatu Ylonen.

Hackers are just doing their patriotic duty, according to Putin

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin declares that Russia has never hacked another state, but doesn't condemn "patriotic" citizens who might take it upon themselves to do so

WikiLeaks releases new round of CIA malware documents, this time with less supporting material

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

WikiLeaks released a new set of CIA cyberwarfare documents on Thursday, marking the 10th installation in the two-month-old Vault 7 series. This publication focuses on Pandemic, a CIA project that infects networks of Windows machines through the Server Message Block (SMB) file sharing protocol with trojanized versions of software that can mean complete compromise of targeted devices. The documents date from April 2014 to January 2015.

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