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NSA Wireless Software Implant for Windows XP SOMBERKNAVE

I know that this does not sound very surprising today in 2014 but think about how impressive this would be if it was leaked to the public in 2008. This software implant is called SOMBERKNAVE and it provides covert internet connectivity for isolated targets.   What It Is SOMBERKNAVE is a software implant that is capable of using a Windows XP system’s 802.11 (WLAN) adapter (which is not in use) to route TCP traffic from a designated process to a secondary network. This means that if you, for example, were using Internet Explorer (iexplore.exe) to visit yahoo’s website, SOMBERKNAVE would
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