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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
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
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
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
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
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