Wikileaks released series of the document claiming that Central Intelligence Agency is using advanced software tools to hack into Android and iOS smartphones and other electronic devices.
As per press release by the Wikileaks, the CIA document reveals details in which the CIA is using advance tools to hack into smartphones and iOS devices and other devices connected to the internet.
Another massive breach for the US Intelligence Agency at the hands of Wikileaks.
The Document released by Wikileaks also indicate that CIA used sophisticated tools whihc can bypass one’s WhatsApp encryption and read private messages. This is possible instead of finding the way to hack WhatsApp they are targeting one’s smartphone and extract every information from calls to personal text messages done on end-to-end encryption messaging software.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden also clarifies by tweeting “it is a much bigger problem”.
One of the spokesperson told The New York Times on the authenticity of documents, “We do not comment on the authenticity of the documents or content of purported intelligence documents”.
Edward Snowden claimed that the document is legit ” What makes the document real? Program and Office names, such as JQJ(IOC) crypt series are real.
Who Is Edward Snowden?
Edward Joseph Snowden is an American computer professional, the former contractor for the United States government, and former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
He revealed how numerous global surveillance programs are spying on the people, many run by the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance and NSA with the cooperation of telecommunication companies and European governments.
Snowden copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without prior authorization.
Snowden also said that only an insider could know them.
He also said that it is dangerous as it gives hackers to break any smartphone in the world. Why is it dangerous?Becuase until closed, any hacker can use the security hole the CIA left open to breaking into any smartphone in the world, he wrote on twitter.
Get more details of Wikileaks press release here.