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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2076 WikiLeaks claims CIA could turn Samsung Smart TVs into listening devices
The CIA has developed a hacking tool named Weeping Angel that can turn Samsung smart TVs into covert listening devices.

This information came to the public's attention after WikiLeaks dumped today a treasure trove of documents, codenamed Vault 7, which the organization claims were taken from a "high-security network situated inside the CIA's Center for Cyber Intelligence."

The first part of the leak included only documentation files for hacking tools, exploits, zero-days, and malware, but no actual hacking tools. In total, WikiLeaks leaked 8,761 files, among which one stood out among the most.
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#2077 Don’t let WikiLeaks scare you off of Signal and other encrypted chat apps
#2076 WikiLeaks claims CIA could turn Samsung Smart TVs into listening devices
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