An alleged CIA surveillance program disclosed by WikiLeaks on Tuesday purportedly targeted security weaknesses in smart TVs, smartphones, personal computers and even cars, and enabled snooping that could circumvent encryption on communications apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp. WikiLeaks is, for now, withholding details on the specific hacks used. But WikiLeaks claims that the data and documents it obtained reveal a broad program to bypass security measures on everyday products.
An alleged CIA surveillance program disclosed by WikiLeaks on Tuesday purportedly targeted security weaknesses in smart TVs, smartphones, personal computers and even cars, and enabled snooping that could circumvent encryption on communications apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp. WikiLeaks is, for now, withholding details on the specific hacks used. But WikiLeaks claims that the data and documents it obtained reveal a broad program to bypass security measures on everyday products. CAROLYN KASTER AP File/ 2016
An alleged CIA surveillance program disclosed by WikiLeaks on Tuesday purportedly targeted security weaknesses in smart TVs, smartphones, personal computers and even cars, and enabled snooping that could circumvent encryption on communications apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp. WikiLeaks is, for now, withholding details on the specific hacks used. But WikiLeaks claims that the data and documents it obtained reveal a broad program to bypass security measures on everyday products. CAROLYN KASTER AP File/ 2016

WikiLeaks’ CIA revelations look like a dud for now

March 09, 2017 01:33 PM