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U.S Identified the Suspect Who Behind the major CIA Hacking Tools Leak and Provide to WikiLeaks

The U.S Finally identified the suspect who involved the CIA Vault 7 Hacking Tool leaks that contains the Powerful cyber weapons that developed by CIA group to spy foreign adversaries.

Federal investigators believe Joshua Adam Schulte, a man who leaked the CIA’s computer hacking arsenal related top secret information to Wiki-leaks.

Leaked Tools are Frequently Published by WikiLeaks, an international non-profit organization that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media that gathered from anonymous sources.

WikiLeaks Published all the Top Secret document under Vault 7 Leaks which is related to CIA Powerful cyber weapons which is used for various spying operation around the world.

Joshua Adam Schulte hired to develop the spy software for CIA’s top secret Projects and he was working for CIA from 2010 to 2016.

Leaked top-secret hacking tools are one of the most significant leaks in the CIA’s history which could damage and reveal the top-secret intelligence regarding the cyberweapons and spying techniques that might be used against the United States.

According to washingtonpost, Vault 7 disclosures could cause more damage to American intelligence efforts than those by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Government authorities looked through Schulte’s condo in New York a year ago and acquired PC hardware, notebooks and transcribed notes.

He revealed extraordinary details about the capabilities of the United States to spy on computers and phones around the world, but the Vault 7 leaks showed how such spying is actually done, Officials said.

Part of that investigation, Laroche an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York, said, “was analyzing whether a technology is known as Tor, which allows Internet users to hide their location, “was used in transmitting classified information.”

Allegation says, he utilized Tor at his New York flat, however, they have given no confirmation that he did as such to reveal classified data.

According to Schulte’s LinkedIn page, he was working for the US National Security Agency as a system engineer, prior to his time at the CIA as a Software Engineer.

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BALAJI is an Ex-Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.

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