WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s “Archimedes” Hacking Weapon

The latest release from WikiLeaks on the CIA’s hacking program — published Friday — reveals a tool CIA hackers use to attack a computer that is part of a Local Area Network (LAN). LANs are usually used to tie all of the computers in an office into a single network for the purposes of sharing resources including those used for security. This newly revealed CIA tool — codenamed Archimedes — turns the strength of a LAN against itself by leveraging any compromised computers against all others on the network. As the WikiLeaks press release explains:

Source: WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s “Archimedes” Hacking Weapon

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