Wikileaks: CIA And MI-5 Sought To Turn Samsung TVs Into Microphones
WikiLeaks claims the CIA hacked iPhones and Microsoft Windows. Plus the CIA worked with MI5 to turn Samsung TVs into microphones as part of a global hacking program.
You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to realize that today, almost every device, fixed or portable, now comes with a microphone, a camera looking at you, GPS that confirms your location, and communications that are capable of working almost anywhere. No need to ask which community just loves this.
The CIA and MI5 worked together developing viruses designed to turn Samsung smart TVs into household bugs, recording audio and sending data to covert computer servers, according to a new cache of leaked intelligence documents published by Wikileaks.
The group claims it is the largest ever release of CIA files.
Among the 8,761 documents of the “Vault 7” leak are papers describing “weaponised” malware directed at iPhone and Android users, designed to bypass encryption used by popular apps such as Confide. More