WikiLeaks has revealed another tool used by the CIA as part of its Vault7 project. The new release details Angelfire, a set of tools which allow the CIA to undetectably infect Windows machines.
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WikiLeaks has been busy since the start of the year continuing to publish information on digital exploits and malware supposedly used by the US government to target and spy on our phones and laptops.
The FBI and CIA are conducting a joint investigation to determine the source of the Vault7 leaks. Previously, Wikileaks said they got the information from a former U.S. intelligence contractor.
Samsung's Tizen operating system has been found to be riddled with security vulnerabilities that allow for remote-code execution, and for the delivery of malicious code via the OS' app store.
After releasing the first part of the “Vault7" series of leaks, WikiLeaks got in touch with tech companies to negotiate the disclosure of vulnerability codes. They will have 90 days to patch those.
Yesterday's data dump from WikiLeaks that brought many CIA documents to light highlighted the agency's ability to hack into many of our personal devices. Apple has now publicly addressed that.
WikiLeaks has unleashed the first part of the Vault7 series which details the CIA's cyberweapon capabilities. Most devices are vulnerable and the CIA has way to read Signal messages too.