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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2084 After CIA leaks, tech giants scramble to patch security flaws
Several tech giants have said they are examining a trove of documents leaked earlier this week that purport to show the CIA's ability to hack into phones, computers, and smart TVs.

The documents, released by WikiLeaks, did not contain exploit code that could be used by hackers to carry out attacks, but the documents do provide details of vulnerabilities that may help security researchers identify some flaws in tech products, including Android devices and iPhones.

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung were all named in the thousands of released documents, which are believed to have come from the CIA's Center for Cyber Intelligence.
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#2093 Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users into leaving high ratings
#2092 Facebook Lite infected with spy FakePlay
#2091 Cisco and Apache issue warnings over 0day flaw being targeted in the wild
#2090 Emsisoft releases a decryptor for the CryptON ransomware
#2089 Another challenge for IoT: Open backdoors
#2088 Apple has already fixed most of the iOS exploits the CIA used
#2087 Leaked docs suggest NSA and CIA behind Equation cyberespionage group
#2086 Vault 7: WikiLeaks docs hint CIA could bypass 21 security products
#2085 China mulls national cryptocurrency in race to digital money
#2084 After CIA leaks, tech giants scramble to patch security flaws
#2083 Product Security Advisory – PSA0002 – dnaLIMS
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