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Doctor Who Evaluated Julian Assange Told UN His Confinement Was Torture

In the Ecuadorian embassy, the “cumulative severity of the pain and suffering inflicted on Mr. Assange—both physical and psychological—is in violation of the 1984 Convention Against Torture,” she wrote.
Jason Koebler
3 days ago
Hacking

US Government Admits It Doesn’t Know If Assange Cracked Password For Manning

An FBI agent admitted in a newly unsealed court document that the Department of Justice does not know whether Assange’s offer to help Manning came to fruition.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3 days ago
WikiLeaks

Julian Assange’s Charges Are Centered on Hacking, Not Publishing Classified Information

For years, it has been publicly reported that Julian Assange offered to help Chelsea Manning break into a classified computer system. Now the Department of Justice has charged Assange for that.
Joseph Cox
4.11.19
WikiLeaks

Activist Publishes 11,000 Private DMs Between Wikileaks and Its Supporters

Emma Best, a freedom of information activist, has published a large cache of Twitter direct messages between Wikileaks and some of its most fervent supporters, including ones showing antisemitic sentiment from Wikileaks.
Joseph Cox
7.30.18
Vault 7

WikiLeaks Shares Alleged Diaries of Accused CIA Leaker Joshua Schulte

The secret-spilling organization posted a series of first-person missives allegedly written by Joshua Schulte. The undated letters chronicle Schulte’s arrest and time in jail.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.19.18
cybersecurity

Alleged CIA Leaker Joshua Schulte Has Some of the Worst Opsec I’ve Ever Seen

Joshua Schulte uploaded CIA code to a personal website linked to his real name, archived versions of the site show.
Jason Koebler
5.17.18
Vault 7

Alleged CIA Leaker Tweeted That Chelsea Manning ‘Should Be Executed’

Joshua Schulte posted a a series of tweets criticizing Chelsea Manning in 2010, when he was working at the CIA, and she had been identified as the source of WikiLeaks’ Afghanistan and Iraq War Logs.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.16.18
Vault 7

Feds Raid Apartment of Suspected CIA Leaker, Find 10,000 Images of Child Porn

Former CIA and NSA agent Joshua Schulte is being prosecuted on child porn-related charges, but not on charges related to allegedly leaking the "Vault 7" hacking tools to Wikileaks.
Jason Koebler
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.15.18
WikiLeaks

Ecuador Cut Off Julian Assange’s Internet For His Political Tirades on Twitter

The founder of WikiLeaks has been offline for a few hours after Ecuador suspended his internet access.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.28.18
Internet Insecurity

WikiLeaks Starts Releasing Source Code For Alleged CIA Spying Tools

The secret-spilling organization launches a new series where it will release the source code of alleged CIA tools from the Vault 7 series.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.9.17
Spoilers

The CIA Allegedly Named a Hacking Tool After Aeris from 'Final Fantasy 7'

Turns out CIA hackers are a bunch of nerds.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.27.17
taking the fight offline

Wikileaks Docs Show How the CIA Allegedly Infected Offline Computers

There’s sometimes a way around an air-gap.
Joseph Cox
6.22.17
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