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WikiLeaks holds tech companies’ feet to the fire before helping with zero days revealed in CIA leaks

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The CIA’s hacking tools leaked in the WikiLeaks Vault 7 disclosure revealed vulnerabilities in a range of popular software titles. Julian Assange has said that his organization will share details of the zero days revealed in the documents with the respective technology companies, but it now transpires that there are certain conditions to meet first. It’s a situation that has more than a slight air of “ransom” to it. Microsoft has initially complained that after the initial leak there had been no contact from either WikiLeaks or the CIA, but it seems that contact has now been made with theā€¦ …Continue reading on BetaNews

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