Your Bitcoins Open to CIA and Criminals, Heed Wikileaks' Warning

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News Story Source: bitcoin.com By Wendy McElroy
Some readers are probably compromised without knowing it – if not by the government, then by criminals who have acquired the non-secured tools. Here's how to assess your vulnerability and what to do about it. 

What is "Vault 7"?

"Vault7" is Wikileaks' codename for a series of massive document releases on the e-surveillance and cyber-warfare techniques of the CIA. It is not known how many releases will occur but four have so far.

March 7: "Year Zero" contains over 8,000 documents or "more than several hundred million lines of code" – that render the CIA's entire hacking capacity.

March 23: "Dark Matter" documents several CIA projects to infect Apple Mac firmware and explains how the CIA gains "persistence" on "Apple Mac devices, including Macs and Iphones" and how it uses "EFI/UEFI and firmware malware."

March 31: "Marble Framework" offers 676 source code
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