• Sep 18, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Networking, News, Privacy, Security,

Reminder: the CIA has been able to hack your WiFi router for years

The CIA has had the tools to take over your router for over a decade, according to government documents leaked by Wikileaks. The software, CherryBlossom, is a custom Linux operating system (OS) that allows the attacker to use the device in a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack. The attack vector itself reminds us that our unprotected internet … Continue reading “Reminder: the CIA has been able to hack your WiFi router for years”

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The Vault 7 leak by Wikileaks reveal CIA hacking tools, hoarded zero day exploits

Wikileaks has released a set of CIA documents in a new series of leaks that reveal the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) hacking capability. The Vault 7 leak by Wikileaks starts with 8,761 documents which came from servers in Langley, Virginia. It’s been revealed that the CIA uses a host of tools under the Engineering Department … Continue reading “The Vault 7 leak by Wikileaks reveal CIA hacking tools, hoarded zero day exploits”

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