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Law Wikileaks

  • LONDON— Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder sought refuge inside Ecuador's London embassy. Sweden asked Britain to extradite Assange for questioning, and in June 2012 he sought refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to...

  • The announcement by prosecutor Marianne Ny means the outspoken WikiLeaks leader no longer faces sex crime allegations in Sweden, although British police said was still wanted for jumping bail in Britain in 2012.. Speaking from the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy, where he took refuge in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, Assange said his seven-year...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser has a message to those blaming U.S. intelligence agencies for the cyberattack encircling the globe: Don't point a finger at the National Security Agency. Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers used a hole in Microsoft software that was discovered by the National Security Agency.

  • US prosecutors are weighing charges against Wikileaks, according to two media reports

    U.S. prosecutors are preparing or weighing charges against anti-secrecy group Wikileaks and its founder for revealing sensitive government secrets, according to the two media reports.

  • Wikileak's recent CIA revelations hit home for Cisco

    Cisco learned from Wikileaks that the CIA had used its hardware for its surveillance efforts.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 29- When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers at Cisco Systems swung into action. Senior Cisco managers immediately reassigned staff from other projects to figure out how the CIA...

  • YANGON, March 22- One of China's biggest state-owned lenders has suspended an account used to fund ethnic rebels fighting government troops in Myanmar, halting an arrangement that could have stoked diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Myanmar. The Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, which clashed with government forces this month, said...

  • WASHINGTON/ FRANKFURT, March 9- WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses, to allow them to patch software flaws, founder Julian Assange said on Thursday. Responding to Assange's comments, CIA spokesman Jonathan Liu, said in a statement, "As weve said previously, Julian Assange is not exactly a...

  • Wikileaks: The CIA has 'lost control' of its cyber weapons

    In a webcast press conference on Thursday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange railed against the CIA, saying it has 'lost control' of its cyber weapons arsenal.

  • President Donald Trump walks in a corridor of the White House to greet visitors, while a portrait of Hillary Clinton hangs on the wall, March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    How the Trump administration has ignored some of the key lessons in how to pass health reform through Congress, NBC News reports.

  • An agent on China missions lamented the language barrier in one of the new documents released by WikiLeaks on Tuesday, the SCMP reports.

  • March 7- WikiLeaks, the website that specializes in exposing secrets, on Tuesday released what it said were thousands of documents that described internal U.S. Central Intelligence Agency discussions on hacking techniques it has used to circumvent security on electronic devices for spying. While the CIA has declined to comment, independent cyber security...

  • Central Intelligence Agency

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the latest release from Wikileaks including information that the CIA may be using televisions to spy on people domestically.

  • WASHINGTON, March 7- Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks on Tuesday said it had obtained a top-secret trove of hacking tools used by the CIA to break into phones, communication apps and other electronic devices, and published confidential documents on those programs. WikiLeaks, led by Julian Assange, said its publication of the documents on the hacking tools was the...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 6- Donald Trump's top aides said he would have an open mind on Friday when he is briefed on what U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded were Russian cyber attacks during the 2016 election campaign, despite rising tensions between the president-elect and the nation's spy agencies. Trump has been dismissive of findings that Russian hackers...

  • WikiLeaks' election impact

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the latest WikiLeaks email releases and the ways they could affect the election on November 8th.

  • Chelsea Clinton vs. Doug Band at Clinton Foundation

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on the WikiLeaks release of John Podesta's emails.

  • WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange

    Ecuador's government acknowledged it had partly restricted internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.

  • Wikileaks founder Julian Assange promises more leaks

    Assange says the leaks will include significant information on war, arms, oil, Google and the US election.

  • WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data

    Julian Assange believes the information could be a game changer for the outcome of the presidential election.