Mar 8, 2017

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump

Google declined to comment about allegations that the CIA was able to "Penetrate, infest and control" Android phones due to its discovery and acquisition of "Zero day" bugs - previously unknown flaws in the operating system's code. The CIA has not confirmed whether the documents are real. One expert said the fact that the CIA had targeted such a wide range of technology was no surprise. "The story here isn't that the CIA hacks people. Of course they do; taxpayers would be right to be annoyed if that weren't the case," blogged Nicholas Weaver, a security researcher at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley. "The actual headline here is that someone apparently managed to compromise a Top Secret CIA development environment, exfiltrate a whole host of material, and is now releasing it to the world... now the world wants to know who, and how, and why."

Read the full story

 Related companies

Make a complaint about Apple, Microsoft or Samsung by viewing their customer service contacts.