Thursday, March 23, 2017

WikiLeaks unveils how CIA reportedly hacked our Apple products

A document cache released by WikiLeaks reportedly shows how the CIA has been hacking your iPhone for almost a decade. WikiLeaks opened Vault 7 — a massive collection of alleged CIA hacking secrets — earlier this month. Now its released “Dark Matter,” new documents from the Vault dating as far back as 2008 which “demonstrate [the CIA’s] use of EFI/UEFI and firmware malware.” The projects include “Sonic Screwdriver” — a mechanism “for executing code on peripheral devices while a Mac laptop or desktop is booting.” The code is stored in the firmware of an Apple thunderbolt-to-ethernet adapter. The oldest document, “NightSkies,” shows how the…

This story continues at The Next Web

Or just read more coverage about: Apple

No comments:

Post a Comment