Months ago, Wikileaks posted many Top Secret CIA documents in their Vault 7 leak. Late last week, they released even more documents, outlining the CIA’s Wi-Fi router hacking capabilities. Cherry Blossom is the set of tools and techniques the CIA uses to hijack consumer Wi-Fi and wireless routers. If they can gain access to a target’s router, they can replace its firmware with a backdoored version that essentially gives them access to the target’s entire network. Watch the video to learn more about this new CIA leak.
Episode Runtime: 4:08
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Oqu6nuHxYU
- CIA hacked Wi-Fi routers for years – Forbes
- CIA’s Leaked Cherry Blossom documents – WikiLeaks
- CIA Wi-Fi pwnage “tools” leaked – The Register