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WikiLeaks Vault 7 blows cover of hard-to-detect CIA Angelfire implant

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2017
WikiLeaks Vault 7 blows cover of hard-to-detect CIA Angelfire implant

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Less than a week after it published another round of secret documents on the CIA’s hacking arsenal, whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks is out with a new disclosure in the Vault 7 series – the Angelfire project.

WikiLeaks describes Angelfire as an implant made up of five key components: Solartime, Wolfcreek, Keystone (previously MagicWand), BadMFS, and the Windows Transitory File system. Some are designed to inject the others, some are designed to erase Angelfire’s tracks, and others are pure malware.

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