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WikiLeaks: CIA’s CouchPotato tool grabs footage from remote video streams

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The latest addition to WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 cache of CIA documents and tools is a user guide for CouchPotato. This project is designed to capture RTSP/H.264 video streams, typically from networked cameras. This is rather different to the approach taken with the Dumbo project which required physical access to a computer. The CouchPotato documentation is relatively recent, only dating back to February 14, 2014. See also: ‘Censorship is for losers': WikiLeaks offers fired Google engineer a job WikiLeaks: CIA’s Dumbo project can hack webcams and corrupt recordings WikiLeaks reveals CIA’s Imperial hacking project targeting Mac and Linux The leaked documents… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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