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U.S. Charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange With Violating Espionage Act

U.S. Charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange With Violating Espionage Act
May 24, 2019Swati Khandelwal
The United States Justice Department has unveiled charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 17 new counts on the alleged viol...

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in UK Jail

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in UK Jail
May 01, 2019Mohit Kumar
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks—for almost a year—in prison by a London court for breaching his bail condi...

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested After Ecuador Withdraws Asylum

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested After Ecuador Withdraws Asylum
April 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London—that's almost seven years after he took refuge ...

Secret Charges Against Julian Assange Revealed Due to "Cut-Paste" Error

Secret Charges Against Julian Assange Revealed Due to "Cut-Paste" Error
November 16, 2018Mohit Kumar
Has Wikileaks founder Julian Assange officially been charged with any unspecified criminal offense in the United States? — YES United St...

Accused CIA Leaker Faces New Charges of Leaking Information From Prison

Accused CIA Leaker Faces New Charges of Leaking Information From Prison
November 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Joshua Adam Schulte , a 30-year-old former CIA computer programmer who was indicted over four months ago  for masterminding the largest leak...

Julian Assange will no longer be the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks

Julian Assange will no longer be the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks
September 28, 2018Wang Wei
Julian Assange, the founder of popular whistleblower website WikiLeaks, is stepping down from the position of editor-in-chief of the orga...

Activist Leaks 11,000 Private Messages from WikiLeaks' Twitter Chats

Activist Leaks 11,000 Private Messages from WikiLeaks' Twitter Chats
July 31, 2018Mohit Kumar
An activist has just leaked thousands of private messages of an organization that's been known to publishing others' secrets. More...

Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum for Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum for Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange
July 22, 2018Mohit Kumar
After protecting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for almost six years, Ecuador is now planning to withdraw its political asylum, probabl...

Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking 'Vault 7' hacking tools to Wikileaks

Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking 'Vault 7' hacking tools to Wikileaks
June 19, 2018Mohit Kumar
A 29-year-old former CIA computer programmer who was charged with possession of child pornography last year has now been charged with mas...

Ex-Hacker Adrian Lamo Dies at Age 37

Ex-Hacker Adrian Lamo Dies at Age 37
March 16, 2018Mohit Kumar
Adrian Lamo, the hacker who tipped off the FBI about Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning, dies at the age of 37, according to a Faceb...

Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive - CIA's Malware Control System

Vault 8: WikiLeaks Releases Source Code For Hive - CIA's Malware Control System
November 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Almost two months after releasing details of 23 different secret CIA hacking tool projects under Vault 7 series , Wikileaks today announ...

ISPs May Be Helping Hackers to Infect you with FinFisher Spyware

ISPs May Be Helping Hackers to Infect you with FinFisher Spyware
September 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Are you sure the version of WhatsApp, or Skype, or VLC Player installed on your device is legitimate? Security researchers have discove...

Wikileaks Unveils Project Protego: CIA's Secret Missile Control System

Wikileaks Unveils Project Protego: CIA's Secret Missile Control System
September 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Every week since March Wikileaks has been leaking secrets from the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), which mainly focus on...

Oops! WikiLeaks Website Defaced By OurMine

Oops! WikiLeaks Website Defaced By OurMine
August 31, 2017Wang Wei
OurMine is in headlines once again—this time for defacing WikiLeaks website. The notorious hacking group, OurMine, is known for breach...

Here's How CIA Spies On Its Intelligence Liaison Partners Around the World

Here's How CIA Spies On Its Intelligence Liaison Partners Around the World
August 24, 2017Swati Khandelwal
WikiLeaks has just published another Vault 7 leak, revealing how the CIA spies on their intelligence partners around the world, includin...

CouchPotato: CIA Hacking Tool to Remotely Spy On Video Streams in Real-Time

CouchPotato: CIA Hacking Tool to Remotely Spy On Video Streams in Real-Time
August 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
After disclosing CIA's strategies to hijack and manipulate webcams and microphones to corrupt or delete recordings, WikiLeaks has no...

WikiLeaks Reveals CIA Teams Up With Tech to Collect Ideas For Malware Development

WikiLeaks Reveals CIA Teams Up With Tech to Collect Ideas For Malware Development
July 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As part of its ongoing Vault 7 leaks , the whistleblower organisation WikiLeaks today revealed about a CIA contractor responsible for ana...

How CIA Agents Covertly Steal Data From Hacked Smartphones (Without Internet)

How CIA Agents Covertly Steal Data From Hacked Smartphones (Without Internet)
July 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
WikiLeaks has today published the 16th batch of its ongoing Vault 7 leak , this time instead of revealing new malware or hacking tool, th...
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