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Vault 7: CIA’s HighRise malware spies on SMS communication

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2017
Vault 7: CIA’s HighRise malware spies on SMS communication

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WikiLeaks released documentation on another Vault 7 hacking tool used by the CIA for large cyber-espionage operations.

Dated December 2013, the 12-page document describes an Android malware, internally known as HighRise, hidden in an application named TideCheck.

HighRise runs on Android versions 4.0 to 4.3 with a “redirector function for SMS messaging” to a remote CIA server.

According to the document, the malware has the following features:

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