Tag: CIA

The CIA’s Aeris Malware Can Exfiltrate Data From Linux Systems

Not a week goes by without WikiLeaks unveiling some more condemning evidence of the CIA’s malware tools. The latest reveal is Aeris, an automated implement which affects many different distributions of the Linux operating system. This particular tool packs quite a lot of features under the hood in an effort to gather as much intelligence as possible. This is surely not the last tool of its kind we will meet. Aeris Malware …
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What is HighRise?

We have seen some interesting revelations by the WikiLeaks team over the years. One of their latest leaks exposes CIA hacking tools. The list of tools is growing alarmingly long. In their new release, WikiLeaks talks about a tool known as HighRise, which is capable of snooping on SMS messages on the Android ecosystem. HighRise is a Tool one Shouldn’t Ignore Why does the CIA needs so many hacking tools in …
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What is the CIA’s OutlawCountry Hacking Tool?

No one will be surprised to learn the CIA has quite a few hacking tools in its arsenal. Although Windows is the dominant computer operating system in the world, the intelligence agency created at least one malware tool to infiltrate Linux systems. OutlawCountry, as this tool is known, has been around since June of 2015. This malware can route traffic from a Linux machine to any chosen destination. OutlawCountry is …
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What is The Pandemic Cyberweapon?

A lot of people are focusing their attention on NSA hacking tools and malware. Unfortunately, they are not the only US-based agency people should worry about. The CIA has also created some tools which pose a big problem. Pandemic is a cyberweapon targeting computers with shared folders. It is capable of switching clean files with malware, which makes it a very potent threat. Why You Should Be Worried About Pandemic …
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