Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wikileaks released the second batch of ‘Vault-7’ on CIA hacking techniques, called “Dark Matter”

Wikileaks has released the new batch of 'Vault 7' revelations on CIA hacking techniques. The "Dark Matter" contains documentation for several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac computer firmware eveloped by the CIA's Embedded Development Branch (EDB). https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/844897244155392002 https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/844897887385456640

Cybercriminals just found a way by using WhatsApp to steal your bank account

WhatsApp users should be careful to avoid a new scam that attempts to steal your bank account login details. ______ Hackers are targeting unsuspecting users with a mobile virus that is distributed via legitimate-looking Word documents sent inside WhatsApp (provided the chat app still works). Once opened,...

U.S. Justice Department charged two Russian agents over 500 million Yahoo accounts hacking

In a development that can only heighten the distrust between American and Russian authorities on cybersecurity, the Justice Department on Wednesday charged two Russian intelligence officers with directing a sweeping criminal conspiracy that broke into 500 million Yahoo accounts in 2014. ______ The Russian government then...

US will ‘use the full force of the law’ on WikiLeaks’ latest episode of CIA’s hacking and spying secrets

US Vice President Pence has said the Trump administration will "use the full force of the law" to go after those involved in WikiLeaks' latest episode after the whistleblower website released thousands of documents that reveal the CIA’s hacking and spying secrets. ______ "Trafficking in national...

Samsung’s smart TVs appear to be switched off, but in fact they are spying on you

WikiLeaks on Tuesday warns that you may have to recheck your privacy settings before your secrets are divulged to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) through smart TVs. ______ According to WikiLeaks' latest release, Weeping Angel, an attack toolkit designed by the CIA and the British security...

CIA developed malware which can turn Samsung Smart TVs into listening devices

Hackers within the Central Intelligence Agency have developed malware which can turn Samsung Smart TVs into listening devices, leaked documents published by WikiLeaks Tuesday reveal. ______ The malware, coined “Weeping Angel” – released as part of WikiLeaks’ “Vault 7” data dump – appears to have been...

CIA secretly collecting data in 85% of the world’s smart phones, the latest WikiLeaks leak from the CIA shows

The majority of the world’s smartphones have been “weaponized,” according to WikiLeaks, which revealed in its latest leak that the CIA went to extreme measures to utilize the Android OS for spying. ______ Google’s Android operating system, used in 85 percent of the world’s smart phones,...

CIA has the capability to hack, record and even control everyday billions of people around the world

The major takeaway from the latest WikiLeaks dump centers around the terrifying, ‘all-seeing-eye’ surveillance project codenamed ‘Weeping Angel.’ The CIA appears to have taken espionage to a whole new level if WikiLeaks’ initial analysis is accurate. ______ According to the preliminary release, the CIA has the capability...

CIA easily break into phones and messaging apps: Documents released by WikiLeaks allegedly detail how

​Documents released by WikiLeaks allegedly detail how “weaponized” hacking tools allow the CIA to break into phones and messaging apps, effectively rendering encryption obsolete for compromised devices. ______ The whistleblowing organization released 8,000 “Vault 7” documents and files on Tuesday, March 7, that it claimed were...

US consulate in Frankfurt a covert base for CIA hacking operations across EU, the Middle East and Africa

The American consulate in Frankfurt functions as a covert base for CIA hacking operations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the whistleblowing site WikiLeaks said, revealing the latest batch of their documents. ______ According to the leaked documents, the US consulate, located on Giessener Strasse...

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