CIA getting into Linux Unchecked?

So, you may have seen the massive headlines over the past week about the CIA hacking toolkit for Linux. I hope you took the time to read the articles, and I hope your source specified the important information.

The headlines want you to click, and they sensationalize the issue for that purpose. This one is interesting, as it is intended for an extremely old kernel, 10 years old or so in fact, but it goes to show that not updating for the sake of stability, isn’t always the best policy.