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Sweden drops charges against WikiLeaks' founder, Julian Assange
Sweden drops charges against WikiLeaks' founder, Julian Assange
Swedish prosecutors released a statement today saying that they will drop the preliminary investigation against WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. ...... 19 May 2017 - 10 comments
Election Hacking: Obama orders review of cyber attacks, foreign interference
Election Hacking: Obama orders review of cyber attacks, foreign interference
U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence agencies to conduct a full review of cyber attacks and foreign interference in the run ...... 09 Dec 2016 - 31 comments
WikiLeaks' Sony hack archives reveal upcoming Sony smartphone?
WikiLeaks' Sony hack archives reveal upcoming Sony smartphone?
Sony was infamously hacked and its secrets revealed last year. Now a few months later WikiLeaks has made the thousands of documents and hundreds ...... 18 Apr 2015
WikiLeaks makes it easier to search through all of the documents stolen in Sony Pictures cyber attack
WikiLeaks makes it easier to search through all of the documents stolen in Sony Pictures cyber attack
WikiLeaks has released "The Sony Archives" today, a fully searchable database that contains 173,132 emails and 30,287 other documents that were ...... 17 Apr 2015 - 1 comment
Wikileaks releases 400GB encrypted file as 'insurance'
Wikileaks releases 400GB encrypted file as 'insurance'
WikiLeaks has released a massive 400GB encrypted file that it claims is 'insurance' to 'nullify attempts at prior restraint.' The group posted ...... 18 Aug 2013 - 15 comments
MasterCard no longer blocking donations to WikiLeaks
MasterCard no longer blocking donations to WikiLeaks
After almost three years of blocking all donations to WikiLeaks via their processing channels, MasterCard has reversed course following a lawsuit ...... 06 Jul 2013 - 5 comments
PayPal hacker escapes jail sentence due to age
PayPal hacker escapes jail sentence due to age
Teenager lucky to escape jail sentence. Jake Birchall (or Fennic) was 16 years old when the Operation Payback actions were taken in 2010, ...... 04 Feb 2013 - 4 comments
Julian Assange given asylum in Ecuador
Julian Assange given asylum in Ecuador
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been granted asylum in Ecuador, just 60 days after he began fighting extradition from London by seeking ...... 16 Aug 2012 - 81 comments
WikiLeaks returns to action after DDoS attack
WikiLeaks returns to action after DDoS attack
WikiLeaks.org returned to action today after being down for over a week due to a giant DDoS attack. Thanks to the help of Web security company ...... 14 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
WikiLeaks begins releasing 5 million emails from STRATFOR
WikiLeaks begins releasing 5 million emails from STRATFOR
WikiLeaks has begun publishing "The Global Intelligence Files," a group of over 5 million emails stolen from Stratfor, the global intelligence agency. ...... 27 Feb 2012
Wikileaks ceases publishing files as funds run dry
Wikileaks ceases publishing files as funds run dry
Secret spiller has to take time off to raise cash. Wikileaks has suspended publishing files, saying it must cease operations in order to ...... 25 Oct 2011 - 10 comments
PayPal gives up the goods on 1000 Anonymous DDoS attackers
PayPal gives up the goods on 1000 Anonymous DDoS attackers
Last December, hacktivist group Anonymous carried out a DDoS attack on online transaction giant PayPal. The company says today that they ...... 29 Jul 2011 - 5 comments
Twitter order to hand over WikiLeaks data appealed
Twitter order to hand over WikiLeaks data appealed
A U.S. Judge's decision to compel Twitter to hand over data of three users linked to the Wikileaks website has been appealed by rights' groups ...... 26 Mar 2011 - 2 comments
Apple removes WikiLeaks app from iOS App Store
Apple removes WikiLeaks app from iOS App Store
After just 4 days in the store, Apple has pulled a WikiLeaks app from its iOS App Store. The application provided WikiLeaks updates from ...... 21 Dec 2010 - 9 comments
Bank of America to decline process payments to WikiLeaks
Bank of America to decline process payments to WikiLeaks
Bank of America has said this weekend that it too will decline process payments to WikiLeaks, which has angered countries around the world by ...... 19 Dec 2010 - 36 comments
Trend Micro advises users to avoid wikileaks.info
Trend Micro advises users to avoid wikileaks.info
Trend Micro's TrendLabs blog has posted some information on a website that is redirected to from Wikileaks.org. At present, the Wikileaks.org ...... 17 Dec 2010 - 11 comments
NSA working on assumption that enemies have pierced national security networks
NSA working on assumption that enemies have pierced national security networks
The National Security Agency (NSA) is working on the assumption that all of the most sensitive computer networks under its guard have been compromised. ...... 17 Dec 2010 - 6 comments
Mark Zuckerberg is Time's Person of the Year
Mark Zuckerberg is Time's Person of the Year
Time magazine has dubbed Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg their 2010 Person of the Year 2010. Says Time: For connecting more than ...... 16 Dec 2010 - 8 comments
WikiLeaks was homeless for a bit
WikiLeaks was homeless for a bit
Wikileaks, the group behind recent leaks of sensitive data, found itself homeless today for a few hours, after Amazon pulled its hosting services. ...... 01 Dec 2010 - 24 comments
     

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