Obamagate is gaining traction. Wikileaks revealed documents proving that Obama has a history of wiretapping and hacking friends and foes. In one particular Wikileaks document, Obama bugged a meeting between UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. Obama also intercepted a call between then French president, Sarkozy and Merkel.
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A total of 8,761 documents have been published as part of ‘Year Zero’, the first in a series of leaks the whistleblower organization has dubbed ‘Vault7’.
In a statement WikiLeaks said ‘Year Zero’ revealed details of the CIA’s “global covert hacking program,” including “weaponized exploits” used against company products including “Apple’s iPhone, Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows and even Samsung TVs, which are turned into covert microphones.”
The time period covered in the latest leak is between the years 2013 and 2016, according to the CIA timestamps on the documents themselves.
Secondly, WikiLeaks has asserted that it has not mined the entire leak and has only verified it, asking that journalists and activists do the leg work.
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WikiLeaks says just 1% of #Vault7 covert documents released so far
WikiLeaks says Tuesday’s massive dump of documents on CIA hacking was ‘less than one percent’ of what they have on the spy agency
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It happened again– another spying scandal in the Land of the Free.
The public has long been prepped for the surreal level of surveillance we are only just beginning to understand, whether through books, film or tech magazines or by the government itself – the warning signs of lost privacy and protection have been hidden in plain sight for decades.
Even still, Wikileaks Vault 7 shocks the avid researcher, writer and pundit as it gives further insight into the CIA’s multi-pronged ability to distort the perception of the public, while vacuuming up all kinds of data.