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Wikileaks 'reveals CIA hacking tools'

Still breaking news! - but I started a post about this and related ideas, but have been unable to ith it, as my browser keeps stalling for long periods.  So, I am going to try to write that in WORD, and see If I can get it done did.  For now, check out this great and surely wonderful story, first link is via LJ friend "leonkuravson"...

Apple, Samsung, Microsoft: WikiLeaks blows lid on scale of CIA’s hacking arsenal

The major takeaway from the latest WikiLeaks dump centers around the terrifying, ‘all-seeing-eye’ surveillance project codenamed ‘Weeping Angel.’ The CIA appears to have taken espionage to a whole new level if WikiLeaks’ initial analysis is accurate.

According to the preliminary release, the CIA has the capability to hack, record and even control everyday technology used by billions of people around the world.


BBC: Wikileaks 'reveals CIA hacking tools'

Guardian: WikiLeaks publishes 'biggest ever leak of secret CIA documents'
Tags: bb * big brother / (legislation), bb - internet security / comp software, bb - security - cia, bb - security - national in/security sta, computer hackers, government intrusion, hackers, privacy - invasion of privacy, wikileaks
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