Wikileaks is making the news again, this time about a CIA tool that was used to hack into a variety of the most popular Wi-Fi routers. Apparently, the tool allowed the CIA to break into and take over routers for years.
The most recent WikiLeaks release involves "Grasshopper," specifically a collection of software tools used by the CIA to attack Microsoft's Windows platform that provides building blocks that essentially snap together into custom hacks.
The Vault 7 papers shed light on the CIA, its techniques, and its relationship with other agencies and the world of cybercrime. The revelations are troubling, but also offer insight into the serious problems facing security and privacy…
It appears Wikileaks attached some conditions to its cooperation with companies affected by its Vault 7 cache of CIA hacks and meeting those conditions might be problematic for some of the companies involved.
A few days removed from WikiLeaks’ CIA hacking tools publication, Intel Security has issued a new update to its CHIPSEC framework to help people identify whether or not your MacBook is affected by one of the CIA’s rootkits.
WikiLeaks recently released a variety of malware, viruses, and remote control systems used by the CIA. The organization also has the details on a number of weaponized "zero-day" vulnerabilities, but it isn't releasing those right away.
The CIA may have embarked on an effort to hack iPhones, but Apple said many of the exploits were patched in the latest version of iOS. That doesn't mean iOS users are out of the woods, but it's some comfort in light of the revelations.
WikiLeaks has just released a huge publication of documents supposedly detailing the CIA’s hacking tools and malware, including attacks on smart TVs and methods for breaking encryption on mobile messaging apps.
Wikileaks on Friday tweeted that it is thinking of building an online database populated with the information of verified Twitter users. Unsurprisingly, many Twitter users didn't take kindly to the idea.
In a message sent out via Twitter (one of the many internet sites affected by the attack on Dyn), WikiLeaks implored its "supporters" to stop attacking the web at large. "Mr. Assange is still alive and WikiLeaks is still publishing."
Ecuador said on Tuesday that it blocked Julian Assange's access to the internet because his WikiLeaks site is interfering with the U.S. election. Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012.
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange is still holed up inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. But just as the whistleblowing site is in the middle of posting a bundle of new highly sensitive material, officials have suddenly blocked his access…
Facebook is once again caught in conservative crosshairs after admitting to accidentally blocking users from posting links to Wikileaks files of DNC emails. The incident has once again raised allegations of bias against the social network.