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WikiLeaks shows us, once again, just how shady it is

WikiLeaks shows us, once again, just how shady it is It looks like WIkiLeaks' promise to work with tech companies to fix their security vulnerabilities may come with a few strings attached after all.Motherboard reports one of its sources said one condition may be a 90-day disclosure deadline, which would require companies to patch vulnerabilities within a three-month timeframe.

More than 300 Cisco switch models vulnerable to CIA hack

More than 300 Cisco switch models vulnerable to CIA hack A cache of CIA documents was dropped on the internet two weeks ago via WikiLeaks.Now, Cisco has said its examination of the documents points to a gaping security hole in more than 300 models of its switches.

Wikileaks has hit some snags in its efforts to cooperate on fixing CIA hacks

Wikileaks has hit some snags in its efforts to cooperate on fixing CIA hacks When Wikileaks released its cache of CIA documents earlier in March, it held back the details on zero-day exploits that would allow cybercriminals to access vulnerabilities in computer equipment used by the American public.That was a welcome tactic, theoretically, but it has apparently run into some snags.

Wikileaks’ ‘Dark Matter’ release reveals CIA efforts to infect the Mac

Wikileaks’ ‘Dark Matter’ release reveals CIA efforts to infect the Mac Now, Wikileaks has released another bundle of documents, this time dubbed “Dark Matter.” This time, the organization turned an eye to Apple’s Mac, with a number of exploits that are both insidious and persistent, MacRumors reports.

WikiLeaks dump shows how CIA compromised iPhones and Macs

WikiLeaks dump shows how CIA compromised iPhones and Macs The leaking organization released another dose of documents on Thursday that detail "several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac firmware.developed by the CIA's Embedded Development Branch," according to the press release announcing the publication.

Latest WikiLeaks docs show how the CIA hacked iPhones and MacBooks

Latest WikiLeaks docs show how the CIA hacked iPhones and MacBooks The last round of leaks covered the covert tools used by the CIA to exploit Android, Windows, and other platforms.The “Dark Matter” documents describe how the CIA has sought to crack Apple’s products, including the MacBook and iPhone.

WikiLeaks reveals someone at the CIA really, really likes 'Doctor Who'

WikiLeaks reveals someone at the CIA really, really likes 'Doctor Who' With the latest dump of WikiLeaks data called "Dark Matter" we get to see how (allegedly) deep the CIA's affection for British TV goes.One of the big hacks was supposedly named "Sonic Screwdriver," which is a reference to the Doctor's trusty tool on the long-running BBC series Doctor Who.

Google Home goes on a defensive rant if you ask it about the CIA

Google Home goes on a defensive rant if you ask it about the CIA Other devices like, for example, the Amazon Echo or the Google Home.With that in mind, people have taken to asking their digital assistants about the CIA.

Here's what Apple had to say about those WikiLeaks files on hacked Macs and iPhones

Here's what Apple had to say about those WikiLeaks files on hacked Macs and iPhones Additionally, our preliminary assessment shows the alleged Mac vulnerabilities were previously fixed in all Macs launched after 2013," Apple said in a statement provided to Mashable.The statement refers to two exploits described in separate WikiLeaks documents released earlier on Thursday.

Can the CIA hack your iPhone? What you need to know about the WikiLeaks dump.

Can the CIA hack your iPhone? What you need to know about the WikiLeaks dump. The CIA has put quite a bit effort into figuring out ways to hack Apple devices.That's the takeaway from the latest batch of documents dumped by WikiLeaks.

HELP I read Pamela Anderson's blog about her bae Julian Assange and now I need CPR

HELP I read Pamela Anderson's blog about her bae Julian Assange and now I need CPR And now, the '90s bombshell has opened up about her love for Assange in sprawling blog post about Sweden, H&M, the book she's writing, sexism, PETA and sensuality ("a sexy kindness").For further reading on the subject, check out her October 2016 blog post, "A Sensual Vote.

Now Julian Assange is tweeting at Trump for some reason

Now Julian Assange is tweeting at Trump for some reason Not only is WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange now tweeting, he, like you, is replying to President Trump's (many) tweets.During Trump's routine morning Twitter spasm, Assange jumped into the fray by replying to the president, who has previously implied that Assange is more trust-worthy than the FBI or CIA.

Latest WikiLeaks release involves ‘Grasshopper,’ a toolset for creating custom hacks

Latest WikiLeaks release involves ‘Grasshopper,’ a toolset for creating custom hacks The organization isn’t done yet, apparently, as it continues to release information on methods used by the U.The most recent release involves what’s called “Grasshopper,” specifically a collection of software tools used by the CIA to attack Microsoft’s Windows platform.

Get creeped out by this tense trailer for the new WikiLeaks documentary

Get creeped out by this tense trailer for the new WikiLeaks documentary And it looks like the film will indeed be full of twists and turns.Poitras's last documentary, the Oscar-winning Citizenfour, followed former NSA contractor Edward Snowden as he fled the United States after leaking a trove of intelligence documents to reporters.

Why it's totally possible this group of hackers is the CIA

Why it's totally possible this group of hackers is the CIA To folks at the cybersecurity firm Symantec, the hacking group they call "Longhorn" has always seemed like a state actor.The group has hacked 40 "targets" in 16 nations, according to Symantec.

[WIKILEAKS HAPPENING] CIA VIRUS CONTROL SYSTEM: HIVE

[WIKILEAKS HAPPENING] CIA VIRUS CONTROL SYSTEM: HIVE >Today, April 14th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes six documents from the CIA's HIVE project created by its "Embedded Development Branch" (EDB).>HIVE is a back-end infrastructure malware with a public-facing HTTPS interface which is used by CIA implants to transfer exfiltrated information from target machines to the CIA and to receive commands from its operators to execute specific tasks on the targets.

Justice Deparment reportedly prepares charges for Julian Assange's arrest

Justice Deparment reportedly prepares charges for Julian Assange's arrest Julian Assange's future just got a little less certain.The charges, and the full status of the case, are currently unclear, but the news doesn't sound promising for Assange.