Thursday, May 25, 2017

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — Five things to know about him

The founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012. - When did Julian Assange come to prominence? - Julian Assange first caught the world's attention when his website, WikiLeaks, in 2007 released leaked manuals for US...

Wikileaks top-secret CIA spyware documents put at risk British and US spies agencies

WikiLeaks’ latest dump of top-secret CIA surveillance technology could seriously compromise and even threaten the lives of agents around the world, cyber-security experts have warned. The anti-secrecy group published hundreds of pages of classified material relating to its Athena/Hera computer spyware on Friday. It came the...

Ecuador asked UK to give WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange safe passage

Ecuador’s government has asked Britain to give WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange safe passage to the South American country to allow him asylum there, told RT.  RT reports a source close to the case at the Ecuadorian foreign ministry told the Press Association: “Given that the...

#Athena — The latest in the #Vault7 series of Wikileaks’ CIA leaks target Windows

The latest in WikiLeaks’ series of #Vault7 leaks was released Friday detailing malware that provides remote beacon and loader capabilities on target computers using several Microsoft Windows operating systems. ‘Athena’ is the latest codename for the release which consists of five documents. In the user guide,...

Robert Mueller delivering highly enriched stolen Uranium to Russia — WikiLeaks cable

WikiLeaks cable Robert Mueller delivering highly enriched stolen Uranium to Russia in 2009. 2009 AMBASSADOR BEYRLE E-MAIL D. 08 MOSCOW 521 Classified By: EUR/PRA: KATHLEEN MORENSKI PER E.O. 12958: REASONS 1.4 (A) AND (G). 1. (SBU) This is an action request: Embassy Moscow please see para...

CIA gave us al-Qaada, al-Nusra, al-Baghdadi, Pinochet, the Shah and Saudi — Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has described the CIA as “dangerously incompetent,” in response to the US agency branding him a “friend of terrorists.” The war of words started after RT asked the CIA to comment on reports of its hacking exploits. CIA is world’s most...

Chelsea Manning will release this week, what will happen with her after

Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier and convicted national security secret leaker, will remain an active-duty, unpaid soldier, eligible for health care and other benefits, following her scheduled release May 17 from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, according to the Army. Manning entered prison as...

Global Cyber Attack: Whay we know about ransomware worm called “WannaCry”, how to fix it

Malicious software called 'ransomware' has been used in a massive hacking attack, affecting tens of thousands of computers worldwide. ______ Software security companies said a ransomware worm called "WannaCry" infected about 57,000 computer systems in 99 countries on Friday, with Russia, Ukraine, and Taiwan being the...

Snowden: NSA indirectly to blame for the cyber attack that has infected computers in 74 countries

National Security Agency (NSA), the US electronic intelligence, indirectly responsible for the cyber attack that has infected on Friday, tens of thousands of computers in dozens of countries, including the UK hospitals. ______ This point of view was expressed by a former employee of US intelligence...

AG Jeff Sessions recommend to fire FBI J. Comey and D. Trump fired him — documents

President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey after his attorney general and deputy attorney general recommended his removal. ______ In a signed letter, Trump informed Comey that he was "hereby terminated and removed from office, effective immediately," explaining that he reached the conclusion...

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