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Vault 7: Projects - WIKILEAKS

Today, September 7th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes four secret documents from the Protego project of the CIA, along with 37 related documents (proprietary hardware/software manuals from Microchip Technology Inc.). The project was maintained between ...and more »

New WikiLeaks dump: The CIA built Thunderbolt exploit, implants to target Macs - Ars Technica

WikiLeaks today dumped a smaller subset of documents from its "Vault 7" collection of files from a CIA software developer server. Yet again, these documents are more important from the perspective of WikiLeaks having them than for showing any ...and more »

Latest leaked CIA hack focuses on Apple's macOS, utilizes patched Thunderbolt EFI exploit - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

A second batch of CIA "Vault 7" documents published by WikiLeaks reveals some penetration methods for Mac hardware in-use by the CIA, none of which are wide-reaching, requiring physical device access to implement. Thursday's dump, significantly ...and more »

WikiLeaks Reveals How the CIA Can Hack a Mac's Hidden Code - WIRED

If the CIA wants inside your Mac, it may not be enough that you so carefully avoided those infected email attachments or maliciously crafted web sites designed to plant spyware on your machine. Based on new documents in WikiLeaks' ongoing release of ...and more »

Apple says recent WikiLeaks CIA docs detail old, fixed iPhone and Mac exploits - TechCrunch

Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the WikiLeaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which originated with the CIA, detailed a variety of methods for ...and more »

WikiLeaks Exposes CIA's Device Surveillance Tricks - TechNewsWorld

WikiLeaks on Thursday announced that it had released more Vault 7 documentation online, including details about several CIA projects to infect Apple's Mac computer firmware and operating system. The site unloaded its first batch of stolen Vault 7 data ...and more »

WikiLeaks releases new CIA documents describing Mac exploits - TechCrunch

WikiLeaks just shared a few new documents as part of the CIA Vault 7 data dump. These documents describe hacking methods allegedly used by the agency to access Apple devices and upload data. Most of today's exploits are related to the Mac platform.and more »

Amazing new WikiLeaks CIA bombshell: Agents can install software on Apple Macs, iPhones right in front of them - The Register

Startling leaked documents show the CIA could purchase Apple Macs and iPhones, install spyware onto them, and give them to targets. The secret files, dumped online today, are the latest documents from WikiLeaks' Vault 7 series of classified CIA hacking ...and more »

WikiLeaks Dump Shows CIA Interdiction of iPhone Supply Chain - Threatpost

Today's WikiLeaks Vault 7 Dark Matter release shows the CIA's capabilities to attack and persist on Apple iPhone and Mac firmware and an apparent interdiction of the iPhone supply chain. From the early days of the iPhone, the CIA has had an interest in ...and more »

Wikileaks document dump claims the CIA could break into Macs using a 'sonic screwdriver' tool - Business Insider

Reuters/Beck Diefenbach A new document dump from Wikileaks on Thursday claims that the CIA was able to infect a Mac's firmware using an attack called a "sonic screwdriver." The documents, which are dated November 2012, are unverified. However, an ...and more »