CIA

Apple Says Exploits Released In “Dark Matter” Dump Are Outdated

Although much was made about a new batch of iPhone and MacBook flaws disclosed by WikiLeaks on Thursday, Apple says the issues appear to all be old, since-fixed vulnerabilities. Yesterday WikiLeaks published the second batch of its Vault 7 documents, "Dark Matter," revealing information about Apple-related hacks used by the CIA. This time around, the...

Wikileaks Releases ‘Dark Matter,’ Details Mac Exploits by CIA

The latest WikiLeaks document dump outlines a process supposedly used by CIA agents to install surveillance software that can survive a factory reset. Part of WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 series, today’s leak is called “Dark Matter.” "Dark Matter" describes the new leak as containing documentation for several CIA projects designed to target Apple Macs and iPhones, reads...

Apple Says ‘Many’ Wikileaks iOS Exploits Already Patched

Apple has responded to WikiLeaks’ explosive ‘Vault 7’ document release, and claims to have already addressed the majority of the iPhone vulnerabilities allegedly exploited by CIA spies. The alleged CIA hacking documents published by WikiLeaks yesterday includes a series of security "zero-day" vulnerabilities, detailing of exploits against Android OS, Windows, iPhones, and even Samsung smart...

The CIA Covertly Tried to Crack Apple’s iOS Security: Report

The CIA has been busying itself with cracking the security of iOS for years, the latest documents released by Edward Snowden reveal, as published by The Intercept. The details emerged from an annual CIA conference named “The Trusted Computing Base Jamboree”, detailed in the documents uncovered today. The conference was sponsored by the CIA’s Information...