Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Lucas Nolan, Breitbart: WikiLeads Claims CIA Lost Control of "Hacking Arsenal"

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http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2017/03/07/wikileaks-claims-cia-lost-control-hacking-arsenal/

WikiLeaks Claims CIA Lost Control of ‘Hacking Arsenal’

by LUCAS NOLAN7 Mar 2017

In a press release for their most recent data dump, whistleblowing service WikiLeaks claims that the CIA has lost control of their “hacking arsenal.”

The press release states that WikiLeaks’ publication of CIA documents is the “largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.” The data dump consists of 8,761 files and documents taken from a high-security isolated network situated inside the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
Explosively, WikiLeaks also claims that the CIA has lost control of their “hacking arsenal.”

Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized “zero day” exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation. This extraordinary collection, which amounts to more than several hundred million lines of code, gives its possessor the entire hacking capacity of the CIA. The archive appears to have been circulated among former U.S. government hackers and contractors in an unauthorized manner, one of whom has provided WikiLeaks with portions of the archive