WIKILEAKS: “U.S. Consulate in FRANKFURT is a covert CIA HACKER base”



Wikileaks claims US consulate in Frankfurt used as covert base for CIA hackers covering Europe, Middle East and Africa

https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/#PRESS

U.S. Consulate in #Frankfurt #Germany is a covert #CIA hacker base hacking #Europe, #MENA and #Africa

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In addition to its operations in Langley, Virginia the CIA also uses the U.S. consulate in Frankfurt as a covert base for its hackers covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

CIA hackers operating out of the Frankfurt consulate ( “Center for Cyber Intelligence Europe” or CCIE) are given diplomatic (“black”) passports and State Department cover. The instructions for incoming CIA hackers make Germany’s counter-intelligence efforts appear inconsequential: “Breeze through German Customs because you have your cover-for-action story down pat, and all they did was stamp your passport”

https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/#PRESS

h/t tmorais