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Tag: CIA

  1. WikiLeaks reveals CIA’s secret software tools for infecting Microsoft’s Windows

    27 documents related to ‘Grasshopper,’ the codename for a set of software tools used to build customized malware for Windows PCs…

  2. WikiLeaks says CIA disguised agency hacking as Russian activity

    WikiLeaks has published hundreds more files today which it claims show the CIA went to great lengths to disguise…

  3. Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from CIA exploits revealed by WikiLeaks

    Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the WikiLeaks documents released today…

  4. Apple: No Wikileaks negotiations, Wikileaks calls Apple’s claim they’ve fixed all Dark Matter vulnerabilities ‘duplicitous’

    Apple issued a strong statement on Friday after Wikileaks released a handful of documents about Central Intelligence Agency…

  5. New WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 data dump shows the CIA’s Mac firmware attacks

    The EFI is what orchestrates the entire boot sequence. If you change something before that…

  6. New WikiLeaks Vault 7 ‘Dark Matter’ leak claims CIA bugs ‘factory fresh’ iPhones, infects Mac firmware

    A new WikiLeaks Vault 7 leak, “Dark Matter,” claims that the United States of America’s Central Intelligence Agency…

  7. WikiLeaks to give Apple, Google, others 90-day deadline to fix flaws revealed in ‘Vault 7’

    WikiLeaks promise to give tech companies access to exploits in their systems before being made public…

  8. What WikiLeaks’ CIA data dump tells us: Encryption works

    If the tech industry is drawing one lesson from the latest WikiLeaks disclosures…

  9. Julian Assange says WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with tech companies

    WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools…

  10. Apple working to close remaining CIA exploits exposed by WikiLeaks, but difficulties remain

    Just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, mobile phones belonging to executives on Apple…

  11. WikiLeaks raises prospect of teaming with tech giants, including Apple, to thwart CIA hacker-spies

    The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks raised the prospect Wednesday of sharing sensitive details…

  12. FBI’s James Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’

    All of us have a reasonable expectation of privacy in our homes, in our cars, and in our devices. But…

  13. Apple: Many of the iOS vulnerabilities in Wikileaks’ CIA data dump are already patched

    Wikileaks today published a trove of documents, allegedly taken from the CIA..

  14. WikiLeaks reveals CIA’s global covert hacking program targeting Apple iPhone, Google Android, Microsoft Windows and even Samsung TVs

    Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency…

  15. New Apple Report suggests governments everywhere are demanding customer data

    Apple has published the latest edition of its biannual report on Government Information Requests…

  16. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  17. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  18. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  19. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  20. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  21. Apple rehires prominent security pro to deliver even more powerful security features

    Apple Inc , which has resisted pressure from U.S. law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones…

  22. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  23. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

  24. U.S. government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

    As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone…

  25. U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu says strong encryption without backdoors is a ‘national security priority’

    Ted Lieu is one of the few bona fide computer geeks in Congress…

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