Affects WannaCry Windows 95

Cracks all Windows versions: WikiLeaks shows CIA tool "Athena"

The WikiLeaks platform has released new information on a CIA espionage program called Athena. Athena is used to monitor Windows computers from Windows XP up to and including Windows 10. The CIA program Athena should be able to hijack any PC from Windows XP, so that the US foreign intelligence service collects data on the target computer and can send it to yourself for evaluation. With Athena, data should also be able to be deleted and location data queried remotely. It turns the target PC into a transparent information carrier. If that wasn't bad enough - in the hands of unauthorized third parties, the espionage tool is a security disaster.

Vault 7 "Lookup"

According to WikiLeaks, the CIA had Siege Technologies develop the program. Siege has now been taken over by competitor Nehemiah Security, writes WikiLeaks. This means that more and more employees outside of the CIA should know about the espionage tool and, above all, be informed about the underlying weaknesses. That doesn't exactly give you a feeling of security, after all, other secret service weapons have already been stolen and used by cyber criminals. The details about Athena come from the data set called Vault 7, which WikiLeaks has owned for weeks and is gradually being published.

Hoarding vulnerabilities

Similar to the WannaCry ransomware, the CIA espionage program in its used form is only possible because the secret services and companies that make fraud by exploiting major security gaps hoard the vulnerabilities instead of sending them to Microsoft or other responsible providers forward.

Intelligence services expose innocent citizens to an unnecessary security risk just to be able to monitor a few computers around the world.

The new information from WikiLeaks on the CIA tool includes the technical documentation, an instruction manual and a demo.

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