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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
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
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
WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks

The Man Who Made the Mistake of Trying to Help Wikileaks

In his first interview, former US government lab worker Jason Scott Katz tells Motherboard about how trying to decrypt one file led to an FBI raid, losing his job, moving to Iceland, and founding the Pirate Party there.
Kim Zetter
5.23.17
WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks

Sweden Is Dropping Its Rape Investigation Into Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder still faces an arrest warrant in the UK.
Kim Zetter
5.19.17
Where Do You Think You're Going
Where Do You Think You're Going

London Police Say They're Still Obligated to Arrest Assange

On Friday, Swedish prosecutors said they dropped their preliminary rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. But that doesn't mean he can just leave the embassy.
Joseph Cox
5.19.17
Firefixed
Firefixed

Mozilla: The Firefox Attacks Wikileaks Gave to Us Were Already Fixed

Turns out three potential Firefox vulnerabilities found in a cache of alleged CIA files were dealt with in 2012 and 2014.
Joseph Cox
4.20.17
It's Hacks All the Way Down
It's Hacks All the Way Down

Your Government's Hacking Tools Are Not Safe

From Cellebrite, to Shadow Brokers, to the CIA dump, so many recent data breaches have shown there is a real risk of exposure of government hacking tools.
Joseph Cox
4.14.17
Vault 7
Vault 7

CIA's Alleged Hacking Tools Now Linked to 40 Hacks Around the World

In all, Symantec has identified targets in 16 countries, based on information Wikileaks has published.
Joseph Cox
4.10.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

WikiLeaks’ New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago

The new documents show how the CIA was ahead of the curve in attacking Apple computers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.23.17
Carefully Worded Statements
Carefully Worded Statements

Whoops: The DOJ May Have Confirmed Some of the Wikileaks CIA Dump

The US government says it wants to keep some of the now-public documents out of court because they contain classified material, suggesting that they could be authentic.
Joseph Cox
3.22.17
Tell Me A Secret
Tell Me A Secret

WikiLeaks Won’t Tell Tech Companies How to Patch CIA Zero-Days Until Its Demands Are Met

A partnership between the secret-spilling group and Google, Microsoft, and Apple has already hit its first road block.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.17.17