While the CIA has been focused on their war to undermine and destroy President Donald Trump, one of its own or someone nearby was providing documents to Wikileaks for publication.
Release name: Vault7 Part 1: “Year Zero” which contains 8,761 documents was released Tuesday morning on Twitter describes how the CIA bypasses antivirus tools, encryption and other security measures once thought to ensure one’s security and privacy on personal and corporate levels. The documents reveal the CIA’s ability to spy by hacking everything from cellphones to smart tvs..
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017
Zero Hedge by Tyler Durden
WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever release of confidential documents on the CIA. It includes more than 8,000 documents as part of ‘Vault 7’, a series of leaks on the agency, which have allegedly emerged from the CIA’s Center For Cyber Intelligence in Langley, and which can be seen on the org chart below, which Wikileaks also released:
…Among the more notable disclosures which, if confirmed, “would rock the technology world“, the CIA had managed to bypass encryption on popular phone and messaging services such as Signal, WhatsApp and Telegram. According to the statement from WikiLeaks, government hackers can penetrate Android phones and collect “audio and message traffic before encryption is applied.”
Another profound revelation is that the CIA can engage in “false flag” cyberattacks which portray Russia as the assailant. Discussing the CIA’s Remote Devices Branch’s UMBRAGE group, Wikileaks’ source notes that it “collects and maintains a substantial library of attack techniques ‘stolen’ from malware produced in other states including the Russian Federation[…]
One more thing, since overriding encryption is a walk in the park for the CIA, then the channels used by government employees leaking information to media propagandists who have declared war on POTUS45, are not as safe they believe themselves to be?
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