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WikiLeaks: CIA source code leak shows agency impersonating Kaspersky

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Following on from its Vault 7 series of leaks relating to CIA hacking tools, WikiLeaks has kicked off a new series -- Vault 8. The purpose of this latest series is to reveal the source code of previously exposed hacking and surveillance tools, and the first release relates to Hive. The tool itself is interesting enough, serving as backbone to the CIA's malware operations, but there's more. What's intriguing about the first leak in the Vault 8 series is that it seems to show the agency impersonating Kaspersky, by making use of a fake certificate for the anti-virus company. See… [Continue Reading]

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