Posts tagged as: CIA

U.S. Intel Directors Warn Against Using Huawei, ZTE Phones

Intelligence agency leaders have suggested that U.S. consumers not buy phones from Huawei or ZTE, according to a report from CNBC. The six intelligence chiefs, including the heads of the CIA, FBI, NSA, and the director of national intelligence made the remarks at a recent security hearing. “We’re deeply concerned about the risks of allowing any […]

Symantec Links Trojans, Malware to CIA Hacking Vault 7 Tools

CIA hacking tools that WikiLeaks exposed as part of its Vault 7 data dump are linked to a rash of trojans and zero-day vulnerabilities that have infected computers since 2011, anti-virus software Symantec claimed this week. The attacks, which Symantec researchers have lumped together into a single virus that they codenamed “Longhorn,” have targeted at […]

WikiLeaks Releases Docs Claiming to Show CIA Hacking Secrets

WikiLeaks posted thousands of documents Tuesday purporting to reveal CIA hacking secrets, including suggestions that the spy agency is able to turn smart televisions into listening devices and defeat encrypted communications apps such as Signal or WhatsApp. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said in a statement that the files are the most comprehensive release of U.S. […]

Two American Arrested Over Hacks of CIA and FBI

Two Americans have been arrested and charged for allegedly helping to hack high-ranking US government officials. The US Department of Justice said Andrew Otto Boggs and Justin Gray Liverman were part of the “Crackas With Attitude” group blamed for the attacks. Email accounts of the CIA’s director, the chief of National Intelligence and many others, […]

CIA Researchers Have Targeted Apple Device Security for Years

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been trying to compromise iOS devices for a number of years, a report claims. Documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that a secret annual conference called the “Trusted Computing Base Jamboree” was used to discuss various ways to exploit security in consumer devices and electronics, including iPads and […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops Coming to the DS

De-classifying previously top secret information, Activision revealed new details today about Call of Duty: Black Ops’ release on November 9th with the confirmation of an all-new companion game for the Nintendo DS family of hand-held systems, developed exclusively for the platform by n-Space. Call of Duty: Black Ops for the Nintendo DS will put gamers […]

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