CIA tracked 150 Bulgarian IP addresses, including of large tech firms and banks – Wikileaks

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Among the thousands of IP addresses around the world monitored by the United States’s Central Intelligence Agency, there were 150 in Bulgaria, Bulgarian National Television said in a report on Wikileaks’ “Vault 7” batch of documents.

The IP addresses in Bulgaria that were monitored included those of large telecommunications companies, internet service providers, banks and universities, according to the report.

According to Wikileaks and experts, most likely the IP addresses were “zombies” used or intended for use for surveillance and espionage.

It was most probable that the companies and institutions in the list were unaware that their computers had been compromised and were being used or were ready to be used for tracking and spying on other people.

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