Vault 7: The Wikileaks has just released a huge database of confidential documents that could be the biggest leak ever made by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Leakage is the "first dose" of files from Wikileaks "Codenamed Vault 7" which focuses on the CIA's internal covert operations, such as espionage protocols and investigative minutes. hacking.
Ο Julian Assange had scheduled to present the leak today at a press conference he announced earlier yesterday. Unexpected issues with live streaming of Assange through its platform Facebook they made him proceed according to an emergency plan, publishing 8.700 confidential documents - despite the cancellation of the press conference.
The first leaks give us a view of confidential information about CIA tactics in the world hacking and cyber espionage.
The site reports about Vault 7:
"The first full part of the series,"year Zero ", consists of 8.761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network located inside the CIA Center Cyber Intelligence in Langley, Virginia. It contains revelations when the CIA targeted French political parties and candidates on their way to the 2012 presidential election.
Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its arsenal for hacking included malware, virus, Trojans, weaponized "Zero day" exploits, malware for remote connection and related documentation. This excellent collection, amounting to several hundred million lines of code, gives its owner all the capacity hacking of the CIA. ”
The "year Zero ”shows the breadth and direction of the world hacking of the CIA, the arsenal malware which also has dozens of "zero day" used against a wide range of American and European products. The iPhone of AppleThe Android of Google and Windows of Microsoft even its televisions Samsung, Are being converted to disguised microphones.
In addition to the documents revealing the techniques used by the CIA to control and steal data from smartphones and other portable devices, the leaks appear to indicate that the service has developed potentially lethal technologies that allow remote control of both land and air vehicles. We should also mention the control in medical devices.
Recall that all his allegations Wikileaks should be checked by experts to see if they are correct.