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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:41 pm
 


Full title: WikiLeaks Claims CIA Used Phony Certs to Impersonate Kaspersky

This is from the SANS NewsBites Vol. 19 Num. 090 email newsletter

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(November 9 & 10, 2017)

WikiLeaks has released what it says is source code for a US intelligence cyber tool known as Hive that WikiLeaks says the CIA uses to hide its activity while installing malware on targeted systems. Hive uses phony digital certificates to impersonate other organizations, including Kaspersky Lab.

Read more in:
- http://www.theregister.co.uk : WikiLeaks drama alert: CIA forged digital certs imitating Kaspersky Lab

- http://www.scmagazine.com : WikiLeaks: CIA impersonated Kaspersky Labs as a cover for its malware operations

- motherboard.vice.com : WikiLeaks Starts Releasing Source Code For Alleged CIA Spying Tools



Hate to say, but I have to wonder if the so-called "Russian Meddling" is at least in part CIA/FBI/NSA meddling that's trying to pass itself off as something the Russians are doing.

:idea: :idea: :idea: :idea:


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