WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now an Ecuadorian citizen

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is stateless no more. On Thursday, Ecuador revealed that it had extended citizenship to Assange, a controversial figure who moved into London's Ecuadorian embassy to e

Julian Assange’s Twitter account goes offline, returns

It’s a Christmas miracle of sorts. Julian Assange’s Twitter account disappeared from the site, returned, and now there’s a bouncing baby Corgi up top. The account appears to have gone offline ar

Wikileaks releases documents it claims detail Russia mass surveillance apparatus

Wikileaks has released a new cache of documents which it claims detail surveillance apparatus used by the Russian state to spy on Internet and mobile users. It's the first time the organization has le

Why the WikiLeaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet

There are no hackers anymore -- now it's all about the spies we in the intelligence and security communities are trying to stop. The “insiders” have known this for some time, but it’s becoming m

The CIA is really, really mad at WikiLeaks

Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies today, CIA Director Mike Pompeo went off on WikiLeaks. Pompeo is pretty mad about that whole Vault 7 hacking tools data dump, it looks li

Crunch Report | Amazon Buys Souq

Amazon buys Souq, the "Amazon of the Middle East," Apple acquires Workflow, Instagram blurs sensitive photos and adds two-factor authorization while Facebook rolls out mention alerts and reaction emoj

Apple says recent WikiLeaks CIA docs detail old, fixed iPhone and Mac exploits

Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the WikiLeaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which origina

WikiLeaks releases new CIA documents describing Mac exploits

WikiLeaks just shared a few new documents as part of the CIA Vault 7 data dump. These documents describe hacking methods allegedly used by the agency to access Apple devices and upload data. Most of t

WikiLeaks will give tech giants CIA zero-day exploits after they meet mystery demands

WikiLeaks doesn't ever make things easy. When it became clear that the organization possessed documents that detail exploits affecting a handful of major tech companies, it looked like Julian Assange

Names and definitions of leaked CIA hacking tools

The WikiLeaks-hosted "Vault7" collection of documents allegedly leaked from within the CIA's Computer Operations Group is a messy mix of jargon, incomplete info and broken links. So for your convenien

Google is the latest company to brush off most of the WikiLeaks vulnerabilities

WikiLeaks dumped thousands of alleged CIA documents online yesterday that contained lists of vulnerabilities in popular tech products, sending companies scrambling to make sure their security patches

Apple says most vulnerabilities in Wikileaks docs are already patched

Wikileaks today published a trove of documents, allegedly taken from the CIA, that detail the government’s efforts to hack popular devices like iPhones, Android phones, and Samsung smart TVs. B

No, you shouldn’t delete Signal or other encrypted apps

As alarm bells sound around the latest document dump from WikiLeaks, misinformation can spread like wildfire. Journalists are just starting to pore over the files, but a number of security researchers

WikiLeaks publishes data trove claiming to detail CIA hacking methods

WikiLeaks is at it again. A massive new set of documents believed to be legitimate just hit the organization's website. Called "Vault 7," the initial data dump is said to include more than 8,000 files

Chelsea Manning to be freed this May

President Obama commuted the majority of the 35-year sentence faced by Chelsea Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower who supplied diplomatic and military documents to WikiLeak

Intel report on hacking says Russian interference with US election was ‘boldest yet’

Today the U.S. intelligence community released a report claiming that the Russian government was behind hacks of American political organizations during the 2016 election cycle and that the hackers a

WikiLeaks mulls building a dox database of verified Twitter users

As it tweets in lockstep with the President-elect about punishing leakers involved in the Russian hacking scandal, WikiLeaks somehow managed to come up with something even more questionable. Seemin

WikiLeaks reveals Barack Obama’s pre-presidential email address

R.I.P. Barack Obama's inbox. Among the many secrets and not-so-secrets exposed by WikiLeaks in the dump of Clinton campaign head John Podesta's emails is the president's personal email address.

Ecuador says it cut Julian Assange’s internet access to prevent interference with the election

Ecuador has claimed responsibility for cutting off Julian Assange's internet access, calling it a "temporary restriction" aimed at preventing him from interfering with the U.S. election. WikiLeaks twe

Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

Rumors have swirled for months that if Hillary Clinton succeeds in her bid to become the next U.S. president, she would appoint Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as Treasury Secretary.
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