Security researchers from Symantec have tied the CIA hacking tools leaked by WikiLeaks last month to a cyber-espionage group responsible for at least 40 hacks in 16 countries.
WikiLeaks dumped 27 documents today as part of the "Vault 7" series of leaked documents, which the organization claims to belong to the CIA.
WikiLeaks dumped yesterday the source code of a CIA tool called Marble, which according to previously leaked CIA manuals, the Agency classified as a code obfuscation framework.
WikiLeaks dumped 12 new documents today that provide a more in-depth look at the hacking techniques the CIA allegedly used to hack Apple devices, such as Macs and iPhones.
Over 300 Cisco products are affected by a zero-day vulnerability Cisco discovered last week, and for which no patch is available at the time of writing.
Intel Security, soon to be rebranded as McAfee again, released on Wednesday a scanner that can identify hidden EFI firmware rootkits.
One of the hidden gems included in the Vault 7 data, dumped yesterday by WikiLeaks, is a document detailing bypass techniques for 21 security software products.
Along the tens of hacking tools dumped today by WikiLeaks claiming to belong to the CIA, there was one that was different from the others. Named "Fine Dining," this isn't a zero-day exploit or vulnerability like most, but a collection of malware-laced applications.
The CIA has developed a hacking tool named Weeping Angel that can turn Samsung smart TVs into covert listening devices.
Earlier today, WikiLeaks published a collection of hacking tools which the organization claims belong to the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).