Yet another CIA Hacking tool has come at a surface that can spy on video streams remotely in Real Time, according to the latest WikiLeaks Vault 7 leak. The hacking tool has revealed the CIA’s power to spy on video streams remotely in real Time. In the past Central Intelligence Agency has already disclosed its strategies to confiscate and operate webcams and microphones in order to corrupt or delete recordings.
The multi-national media organization WikiLeaks has come up with the scope of vault 7 leaks that CIA hacking tool “CouchPotato” that has the power to spy on video streams remotely in real time. That is not happening the first time, CIA documents already have been revealed earlier that CIA can hijack and manipulate the webcams and microphones of targeted devices to corrupt or delete recordings.
Furthermore, Dubbed “CouchPotato” archives has leaked details from the United States powerful spy Agency that its agents are allowed to use remote control tool to secretively collects RTP/H.2.64 video streams.
The Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is basically a network control protocol that has developed for the use of entertainment and for the communication systems in order to get the control of streaming media services.
CouchPotato empowers CIA agents or hackers to gathered or stream as the video file (AVI) and even remotely capture the still photos (JPG) the frames within the stream that are quite convincing change as compare to the earlier captured frame, “according to the leaked CIA files.
The hacking tool is actually using the FFmpeg for video and even for the images encoding and as well as the decoding along with the real-time video streaming protocol connectivity.
The CouchPtato spyware has the power to deliver the secret operations without leaving any clue on the targeted device, because it has developed especially to support ICE v3 “Fire & Collect” loader that is actually in-memory code execution (ICE). In reality, it is a procedure that drives malware codes without the module code written on the particular disk.