According to WikiLeaks, much of the CIA program centered on dozens of vulnerabilities it discovered but didn’t disclose to the gadget-makers.
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Maybe the CIA is spying on you through your television set after all. Documents released by WikiLeaks allege a CIA surveillance program that targets everyday gadgets ranging from smart TVs to smartphones to cars. According to WikiLeaks, much of the CIA program centered on dozens of vulnerabilities it discovered but didn't disclose to the gadget-makers.The CIA didn't appear to compromise the apps themselves, but rather the phone's underlying operating system.WikiLeaks says the CIA had separate teams looking for vulnerabilities in iPhones and Android phones and also targeted tablets such as iPads. According to WikiLeaks, the vulnerabilities were discovered by the CIA itself or obtained from other government agencies and cyberweapon contractors.WikiLeaks claims that a CIA hack makes the target TV appear to be off when it's actually on – and listening. WikiLeaks says the audio goes to a covert CIA server rather than a party authorized by Samsung.
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