WikiLeaks exposes hacks by spies

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WikiLeaks exposes hacks by spiesThe latest revelations from WikiLeaks suggest that the CIA has been using its hacking tools to compromise hard and software products made by tech majors such as Google, Apple, Microsoft and Samsung. The report also claims the spy agency has developed an automated multi-platform malware attack and control system for Linux’s widely used software.

The leak, which consists of over 8000 documents, reveals that Samsung’s smart TVs, Google’s Chrome operating system and Android devices, Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s iPhones have all been hacked. Each of the affected companies has issued statements to reassure users they are rectifying these vulnerabilities. However, the next time you’re watching TV can you be sure it’s not watching you?