|RT | Aug 10, 2017|
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Dubbed ‘CouchPotato,’ a user guide to the tool uploaded by WikiLeaks says that it utilizes ffmpeg software, which produces libraries and programs for handling multimedia data to decode streaming connections.
The user guide is dated February 2014 and the document front page is marked: “Classified By: 2273504” and “Declassify On: 25X1, 20620712.”
How the CIA spies on your everyday life, according to WikiLeaks https://t.co/np8UCLZfmxpic.twitter.com/OZH3bG5y3l— RT America (@RT_America) August 3, 2017
Just one part of the document appears to have been redacted, an index page at the beginning under a heading marked “Authority.”
“This is a highly recommended option when collecting video,” the document adds.
Thursday's release is the latest in the whistleblowing organization's ongoing ‘Vault 7’ series of leaks purportedly from inside the CIA.