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"The biggest leak": WikiLeaks published CIA documents on cierraspice
Today was held the press conference of the founder of the site Julian Assange, however, was disrupted because of the Internet attacks is unknown.

The Vault Project 7

The first part of the publication titled Year Zero includes more than 8.7 million documents and files stored in the isolated internal network of the Center for cierraspice based in the headquarters of the CIA in Langley.

Hacker centre in Germany

In particular, one of the documents represents the user for cyber criminals heading to Frankfurt-on-main. American Consulate in this city, according to WikiLeaks, serves as a "hacker" center of the CIA operating in Europe, middle East and Africa.

On the question of the purpose of stay in the Consulate hackers had to answer that they are involved in technical advice. While they were issued diplomatic passports and provided cover from the state Department.

Group "Shadow"

The use of such technologies allows the office to leave a fake "finger", not allowing to determine the true perpetrator of cyberattacks.

In addition, documents referred to the Arsenal of malicious software and dozens of cases of their application in such products as smartphones of Apple and Google, Windows and even Samsung TVs.

As follows from the site documents, cyber attacks on television devices Samsung was developed by the CIA along with British intelligence MI-5. The malware, called Weeping Angel ("the Weeping angel"), created the appearance off of the TV, which actually began to act like a giant bug, recording what is happening in the room talking.

It is noted that malware, CIA remain unprotected against other hackers, which contributes to their dissemination on a global scale.

The reaction to the publication

At the same time, the ex-CIA officer Edward Snowden called incorrect assumptions about WikiLeaks hacking for cryptographic protection of popular instant messenger hackers of the CIA.

In a statement, the website said that cybertechnology CIA allow them to circumvent the cryptographic security applications for smartphones WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram, Wiebo, Confide and Cloackman.

"It (the document — ed.) is incorrect to suggest that the CIA hacked into the defense of these applications," wrote Snowden on Twitter.

Still working through the publication, but what @Wikileaks has here is genuinely a big deal. Looks authentic.

— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) 7 March 2017
He stressed that he sees no reason to doubt the authenticity of the documents of the Department published by WikiLeaks.

He urged journalists and activists not to panic and encouraged them to use the messenger Signal, which is the "most reliable choice".

The U.S. state Department RIA Novosti declined to comment on the Wikileaks reports that the CIA uses the American Consulate in Frankfurt-on-main as a "hacker centres."

What is Wikileaks

Loud scandal around WikiLeaks founder erupted after the publication on the site of documents of diplomatic service of the United States at the end of November 2010. Assange is currently in Britain and is hiding in the Ecuadorian Embassy, where he was granted political asylum.

The British Supreme court ruled to extradite Assange to Sweden, whose authorities accuse him of sex crimes. The founder of WikiLeaks has previously confessed his fears that he would give the U.S. authorities, where he could face the death penalty.

The further fate of Julian Assange will largely depend on the outcome of the presidential election in Ecuador. If the official Quito in the face of foreign Minister Guillaume long has previously stated that he intends to continue to grant asylum to Assange, then the right-wing candidates for the presidency of Ecuador are set up to deprive him of this opportunity. The second round of elections will take place on the second of April.
Source: https://ria.ru/world/20170307/1489532022.html
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