CIA, FBI launch manhunt for leaker who gave top-secret documents to WikiLeaks – CBS News

By JEFF PEGUES CBS NEWS April 19, 2017, 6:43 PM

WASHINGTON — CBS News has learned that a manhunt is underway for a traitor inside the Central Intelligence Agency.

The CIA and FBI are conducting a joint investigation into one of the worst security breaches in CIA history, which exposed thousands of top-secret documents that described CIA tools used to penetrate smartphones, smart televisions and computer systems. Continue reading “CIA, FBI launch manhunt for leaker who gave top-secret documents to WikiLeaks – CBS News”

CIA Director Smears Wikileaks After Tweeting Them During 2016 Election

CIA Director Mike Pompeo blasted Wikileaks during an event held by the Center for Strategic & International Studies today, despite having promoted the publisher’s leaks in 2016 to attack political opponents during the U.S. Presidential elections.

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Wikileaks Publishes Vault 7 “Dark Matter” Release

Wikileaks has published the next installment in their series of documents on the CIA titled “Dark Matter.”

The release contains several documents showing various methods which CIA projects use to infect Apple Mac Computer firmware. They show that some of the infections can continue to exist on Apple computers even if the operating system is re-installed in an effort to wipe malware. Continue reading “Wikileaks Publishes Vault 7 “Dark Matter” Release”

Buzzfeed Caught By Wikileaks Falsifying Information About Response To Vault 7 Release

In the wake of Wikileaks’ Vault 7 revelations, Buzzfeed has been caught by Wikileaks publishing false claims purportedly made by Apple that it had “patched the vulnerabilities mentioned in the Wikileaks dump of CIA cyber tools.” Wikileaks tweeted that Apple had not fixed any newly discovered vulnerabilities, labelling the claim “fake news.” Continue reading “Buzzfeed Caught By Wikileaks Falsifying Information About Response To Vault 7 Release”

Wikileaks Releases Vault 7 “Day Zero” Leak On CIA’s Global Hacking Force

Yesterday, Wikileaks announced the release of their Vault 7 file release on Twitter. The release contains 8,761 documents from the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence. The tweet included a link to the torrent of the file along with instructions on how to access the release. Wikileaks has provided a press release and basic analysis of the Vault 7 leaks which can be viewed here.

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