WikiLeaks has revealed the CIA’s alleged ability to infiltrate and control iPhones through a tool called NightSkies, which is physically installed onto factory fresh iPhones and allows the CIA to monitor and download files from targets’ phones undetected.
WikiLeaks has released the latest batch of documents in its Vault 7 series of documents related to the CIA’s espionage programs. The latest release, dubbed ‘Dark Matter,’ reveals the specific techniques used to target Apple products.
It is the younger generation that understands new technology. But it is hard to weed out the people who will work without any respect for the Constitution or without any respect for privacy, says former CIA officer Ray McGovern.
Bombshell claims by WikiLeaks that the CIA actively developed “hacking tools” to compromise billions of everyday electronic devices, only to then lose control of the techniques, has stunned the cyber community.
In the wake of WikiLeaks’ revelation that the CIA has developed malicious malware that allows them to take over computers, Intel Security, the world’s largest security technology firm, has released new toolkits that can detect rogue software.
Internet users are interrogating their ‘smart’ devices in the wake of WikiLeaks’ explosive “Vault 7” release, posting videos of themselves online grilling various voice activated devices about their connections to the CIA.