WikiLeaks Claims 99 Percent Of Its CIA Documents Not Yet Released

Peter Hasson Senior Reporter

Less than one percent of WikiLeaks’ CIA files were released in yesterday’s document dump, the anti-secrecy organization claimed Wednesday.

WikiLeaks has already indicated that its cache of stolen CIA files, which the group is calling “Vault 7,” will be dripped out over a series of releases.

The group used similar methods in publishing emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign manager John Podesta.

Tuesday’s release revealed a global covert hacking operation by the CIA, showing how CIA hackers convert smart phones, Samsung TVs and other electronics into covert microphones used for spying. (RELATED: WikiLeaks Exposes CIA’s Covert Global Hacking Program)

WikiLeaks says it obtained the CIA files after the agency “lost control” of the documents after they began circulating among a 5,000-person network of former U.S. government hackers and contractors, one of whom WikiLeaks claims is the one who leaked the documents.

Preliminary reports indicate that the document dump could have a more significant impact than the Edward Snowden leaks in 2013, which revealed the extent of the NSA’s surveillance program.

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