Wikileaks Publishes Secret CIA Tools That Attacked Computers Inside Offices

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‘WikiLeaks published on May 5 “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 computer infected with this malware and controlled by the CIA.

This technique is used by the CIA to redirect the target’s computers web browser to an exploitation server while appearing as a normal browsing session, the recent leak discovered.

The previous batch of the documents called The Scribbles was released on April 28.

On March 7, WikiLeaks began publishing what it said was a large archive of classified CIA-related files. The first part of the release shed light on hacking techniques developed and employed by the agency, including programs targeting all major computer operating systems.’

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