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Julian Assange Twitter account suspended

Julian Assange’s Twitter account vanished for around 12 hours

December 25th, 2017

Julian Assange’s personal Twitter account, @JulianAssange, has vanished from the platform. Users searching for his account this morning are met with an error page, indicating that the Wikileaks founder’s account has either been user-deleted, or suspended or banned by Twitter itself. The official Wikileaks Twitter account, which in the past has appeared to be directly …

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Hackers hijack Wikileaks, reroute web traffic

August 31st, 2017

A notorious hacker collective gave Wikileaks a scare late Wednesday night, hijacking the organization’s front page and making it appear as though the site itself had been seriously compromised. The group, known as OurMine, openly mocked Wikileaks on its own homepage, claiming they “hacked” the site. However, the truth is a little more complicated.

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How the CIA hacks computers that aren’t even connected to the internet

June 25th, 2017

Air-gapped computers are supposed to be ultra-secure PCs that can’t be infected with malware that spreads with the help of the internet. That’s because of these computers, often connected to sensitive machines, aren’t also connected to the internet. You’d think these systems would be impenetrable by remote attacks and would require a hacker to be …

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US Justice Department wants to arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

April 20th, 2017

US authorities are taking steps to formally file charges against and arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to a new report from CNN. For the past few years, Assange has been residing inside of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. That, however, hasn’t stopped Assange and Wikileaks from leaking a wide array of confidential documents from …

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New Wikileaks dump reveals how the CIA hacks Windows PCs

April 7th, 2017

For the last month, Wikileaks has been dumping documents supposedly showing how the CIA goes about spying on electronic devices. The last round revealed the agency’s tools for infecting Mac and iPhone devices, so in the interests of keeping the fanboys happy, it’s only time that we learn how Windows PCs get hacked. The latest …

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New Wikileaks CIA leak reveals agency’s targeting of Mac, iPhone users

March 23rd, 2017

Earlier this month, Wikileaks dropped a massive amount of classified information purportedly from obtained from the CIA. The leak revealed how the government agency has repeatedly built new tools to breach everything from iPhones to smart TVs. Today, Wikileaks unveiled even more information from its “Vault 7” archive of CIA intel and this time it puts …

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Apple scrambles to patch vulnerabilities revealed in WikiLeaks CIA files

March 9th, 2017

In the massive dump of nearly 9,000 purported internal CIA documents released earlier this week by Wikileaks, Apple was featured prominently. Many of the pages and pages of allegedly classified — and in some cases labeled “secret” or “top-secret” — documentation referenced the CIA’s ability to breach the security features of iOS, potentially giving intelligence …