VIDEO WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s “Archimedes” Hacking Weapon – Fishing Boats, Vacationers Dummy Military Targets

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WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s “Archimedes” Hacking Weapon

May 5, 2017 by  C. Mitchell Shaw

The latest release from WikiLeaks on the CIA’s hacking program — published Friday — reveals a tool CIA hackers use to attack a computer that is part of a Local Area Network (LAN). LANs are usually used to tie all of the computers in an office into a single network for the purposes of sharing resources including those used for security. This newly revealed CIA tool — codenamed Archimedes — turns the strength of a LAN against itself by leveraging any compromised computers against all others on the network.

As the WikiLeaks press release explains:

Today, May 5th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes “Archimedes,” a tool used by the CIA to attack a computer inside a Local Area Network (LAN), usually used in offices. It allows the re-directing of traffic from the target computer inside the LAN through a…

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