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Donald Trump irresponsibly asks Russia to find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wants to steal some of the Democratic Party’s spotlight during the Democratic Convention with yet another puzzling declaration. At <a target="_blank" hre

Did Russian government hackers leak the DNC emails?

By now, it's pretty clear that Russian hackers are responsible for breaches of the Democratic National Committee networks that occurred last summer and in April of this year — several forensic secur

Democratic National Committee chair steps down following Wikileaks email release

In a massive shake up just ahead of Monday’s convention in Philadelphia, Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced today that she will be stepping down from her role as the head

WikiLeaks publishes 19,252 DNC-related emails packed with personal information

WikiLeaks has put online a searchable database of thousands of emails sent to and from top figures in the Democratic National Committee — many of which contain personal and financial information of

Documents leaked from a Panamanian law firm reveal a global web of corruption

All day, the Internet has been abuzz with stories culled from the "Panama Papers" -- roughly 2.6 terabytes of documents, related to hundreds of thousands of offshore companies, leaked from a small, re

WikiLeaks Posts Classified Documents From CIA Director John Brennan’s AOL Account

WikiLeaks on Wednesday posted documents allegedly from CIA director John Brennan's email account, including Brennan's application for security clearance and papers about U.S. torture policy. The do

Following WikiLeaks Revelations, Julian Assange Asks For Asylum In France, France Rejects His Request

It was easy to see it coming. WikiLeaks founder <a target="_blank" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Assange">Julian Assange</a> formally asked for asylum in France in a letter sent to <a tar

WikiLeaks Drops New Docs Detailing NSA’s Hobby of Spying On Allies

Why NSA, what big ears you have. WikiLeaks just released a new collection of documents which give a particularly clear picture of the NSA’s spying patterns on its allies. The docs, dubbed &#82

New WikiLeaks Documents Reveal NSA Spied On Top French Companies

Following <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/06/23/new-wikileaks-docs-claim-nsa-monitored-communications-of-french-presidents/">last week's eavesdropping reports</a>, <a target="_blank" href="h

WikiLeaks Unloads Second Batch Of Sony Files Into Its Database

It seems like Sony just can’t catch a break. On Thursday, WikiLeaks added 276,394 more private documents, emails and financial files, leaked from the embattled tech and media giant, into its datab

Wikileaks Releases German Spyware That Governments Used To Hack Journalists And Dissidents

As part of its ongoing Spyfiles series of posts, Wikileaks has released the back and front-end systems used by multiple governments to spy on journalists, dissidents, and others. The files appear to b

Bradley Manning Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison

The long-running trial of WikiLeaks informer Pfc. Bradley Manning has come to an end. A military judge sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison. On July 30, Manning was found not guilty of ‘aiding th

A Look Into What The Manning Verdict Means For The Tech Industry

The long-running trial of Wikileaks whistle-blower Pfc. <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradley_Manning">Bradley Manning</a> came to a key (if preliminary) <a href="https://beta.

Pfc. Bradley Manning’s Trial Comes To An End As The Government Alleges He ‘Aided The Enemy’

While the world has become fixated on the NSA's domestic and foreign surveillance activities in the past months, the trial of Private First Class Bradley Manning is coming to a close. Concluding argum

CloudFlare Helps Save Wikileaks’ Bacon

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.wikileaks.org/">Wikileaks</a>' website is up again after over a week of denial of service attacks, though as of this writing I'm still seeing many errors on the sit

Wikileaks To Publish Millions Of Emails From Syrian Officials

Wikileaks has just announced that they're processing a <a target="_blank" href="http://wikileaks.org/syria-files/">trove of 2.4 million emails</a> from and to Syrian officials that details the links b

With Wikileaks Embargo, Payment Institutions Choose The Devil They Don’t Know

You may agree with Wikileaks' mission. Or you may think they're a menace. Or perhaps something in between. But here's one thing you can't deny: they're an organization, with a leader, a name, and (how

WikiLeaks Intends To Sue Visa And MasterCard For Blocking Payment

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/screen-shot-2011-07-01-at-6-04-57-pm.png" alt="" /><a href="http://www.wikileaks.com">WikiLeaks</a> and its credit card processing part

PayPal On Cutting Off Courage To Resist: "This Has Nothing To Do With WikiLeaks"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/screen-shot-2011-02-24-at-12-39-45-pm.png" />Last time we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/12/08/paypal-wikileaks/">checked in</a> wi

Latest WikiLeak Reveals Google And The State Department Talked To Unblock Egyptian Videos

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/screen-shot-2011-02-02-at-10-02-50-pm.png" /></a>In response to the escalating <a href="http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/02/cairos-band-of
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