Theft of CIAs hacking tools in 2017 happened because the CIA were being idiots


In 2017 in a bunch of hacking tools from the CIA found their way into the hands of other people.

Unfortunately the linked PDF is only a scan, without OCR applied, so I’m not going out of my way to manually type the quotes from it.

Turns out, that the CIA’s security was a bit too lax and the whole shebang could’ve been easily avoided.

This is just a friendly reminder that “let’s make back doors but only for the good guys” doesn’t work.

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