German chancellery investigated in probe into WikiLeaks sources


BERLIN Berlin's chief public prosecutor has extended an investigation into the release of a trove of documents by WikiLeaks to include the chancellery as well as the Bundestag lower house of parliament, broadcaster NDR said on Thursday.

CIA chief calls WikiLeaks a 'hostile intelligence service'

WASHINGTON CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday called WikiLeaks a "hostile intelligence service," using his first public speech as spy agency chief to denounce leakers who have plagued U.S. intelligence. | Video

World, 14 Apr 2017

Assange set to stay in Ecuador embassy as leftist on verge of winning election

QUITO WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange dodged an eviction order in Ecuador's Sunday election, after the right-wing candidate who had vowed to kick him out of the country's London embassy was set to narrowly lose a presidential election.

Top News, World, 03 Apr 2017

A scramble at Cisco exposes uncomfortable truths about U.S. cyber defense

SAN FRANCISCO 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.

Tech, World, Cyber Crime 29 Mar 2017

WikiLeaks offers CIA hacking tools to tech companies - Assange

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Wikileaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses so they can patch software flaws, founder Julian Assange said on Thursday, presenting Silicon Valley with a potential dilemma on how to deal with the anti-secrecy group. | Video

Tech, Cyber Crime, World, 10 Mar 2017

CIA contractors likely source of latest WikiLeaks release - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON Contractors likely breached security and handed over documents describing the Central Intelligence Agency's use of hacking tools to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials told Reuters on Wednesday. | Video

World, Tech, Cyber Crime 09 Mar 2017

Wikileaks' CIA hacking dump sends tech firms scrambling for fixes

FRANKFURT Tech companies must rapidly step up information-sharing to protect users from prying eyes, a security software executive said on Wednesday after WikiLeaks released a trove of data purporting to show that the CIA can hack all manner of devices.

Tech, World, Cyber Crime 09 Mar 2017

German prosecutor to start probe if wrongdoing seen in Wikileaks CIA cache

BERLIN Germany's chief federal prosecutor will carefully examine a trove of new documents released by anti-secrecy group Wikileaks related to the CIA, and will launch an investigation if it sees concrete indications of wrongdoing, a spokesman said.

World, 08 Mar 2017

German government says takes issue of CIA leaks seriously

BERLIN The German government on Wednesday said it took the publication of thousands of pages of internal CIA discussions by anti-secrecy group Wikileaks seriously, but could not verify the authenticity of the documents.

World, 08 Mar 2017

WikiLeaks says it releases files on CIA cyber spying tools

WASHINGTON Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks on Tuesday published what it said were thousands of pages of internal CIA discussions about hacking techniques used over several years, renewing concerns about the security of consumer electronics and embarrassing yet another U.S. intelligence agency. | Video

World, Tech, Cyber Crime 08 Mar 2017


A sign is seen outside the United States embassy in central London, November 29, 2010.  REUTERS/Andrew Winning

WikiLeaks shows range of intel gathering

From African leaders' credit card numbers to the friendships of British politicians, the WikiLeaks cables show U.S. diplomats left no stone unturned in efforts to gather information on friends as well as foes.  Full Article