Posted On: March 8, 2017 by Newshound
Category: Breaking News Commentary Featured Government Legal Politics Technology Terrorism
With the vault 7 release of secret state documents by Wikileaks, the question on every American’s lips is whether America is still a Democracy, and who the CIA works for.
The information made public in the release is that nobody is safe from CIA spying. It states that every electronic devices being used by Americans, especially cellphones and smart television sets have been turned into spying machines by the CIA. Personal computers and laptops can have their cameras and microphones turned into video and listening devices to spy on Americans.
This, if true, means that everything communication you engage in on your smartphone could be monitored by the intelligence agency if it wants to. Television sets or computer systems in your house could turn into bugs that record and transmit your actions.
The release also said that electric vehicles are also vulnerable to CIA’s hacking, and contends that the spy agency has the ability to remotely take over a vehicle and do what it wants with it – possibly crash it. This has led to feelings that this could lead to surreptitious executions that will be impossible to trace.
This leak has Americans shocked by the magnitude of the invasion of their privacy by a so called government agency. Most people knew citizens were under some sort of surveillance by government, especially since 9/11, but nobody would have guessed that it is to this level of invasion.
In the light of this leak, the question of who the CIA works for is one the citizens must make those in charge of our government answer. This doesn’t look like Democracy anymore.
Presented here in a nutshell is a list of Wikileaks’ release.
1. The CIA can masquerade its malware as belonging to a foreign intelligence agency.
2. The CIA stole hacking malware from the Russian Federation for their own use.
3. The CIA is hacking everyone, including US citizens.
4. Every microphone and webcam is remote controllable.
5. The CIA’s exploits have been leaked internally and can be used by unauthorized people to gain access to virtually anything.
6. CIA malware can infiltrate iPhones, Androids, Windows Phones, and even your smart TV.
7. The U.S. consulate in Frankfurt is a covert CIA hacker base.
8. The CIA created air gap jumping viruses that infect CDs, DVDs, flash drives, etc.
9. The CIA created malware that specifically evaded certain anti-virus programs.
10. The CIA can hack cars for “undetectable assassinations”
11. CIA malware can infiltrate your macOS and Windows computers.
12. CIA malware infiltrates your smartphone to read messages on encrypted apps, before you send them.
13. CIA malware can infiltrate Linux and routers.
14. The CIA was supposed to reveal major vulnerabilities, but instead, hoarded them for their own use.
15. Notepad++, a popular text editor, has a DLL hijack.
16. The CIA steals saved passwords from Internet Explorer
17. CIA can bypass Windows User Account Control
18. CIA has Android malware that makes Android phones bulk-spy on WiFi networks around them.