The April 8th release of an NSA hacking toolkit by the group known as the Shadowbrokers shook technology circles when it was revealed that serious exploits targeting Microsoft may have been used to attack global banking systems. Continue reading “Assange Calls Out BBC Over Misleading Shadowbrokers Leak Coverage”
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.
Links tweeted recently by Wikileaks have undermined the ‘Russian hacking’ narrative. The documents show Guccifer2.0 pivoting away from earlier claims that he was the source of the DNC leaks, in attempt to pre-emptively smear murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich’s reputation by associating him with ‘Russian hackers’ just after Julian Assange had implied that Seth Rich was Wikileaks’ source. These developments suggest the Russian hacking narrative is deeply flawed, while implying Seth Rich was Wikileaks’ whistleblower he probably had nothing to do with Guccifer2.0, who was portraying himself as a middleman only to smear Rich’s reputation.
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”
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.