Swedish prosecutors drop investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

"Chief Prosecutor Marianne Ny has today decided to discontinue the preliminary investigation regarding suspected rape concerning Julian Assange," the Prosecutors' Office said in a statement, reports with reference to Deutsche Welle. Assange has lived in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012 after taking refuge there to

US to seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

The Justice Department investigation of Assange and WikiLeaks dates to at least 2010, when the site first gained wide attention for posting thousands of files stolen by the former US Army intelligence analyst now known as Chelsea Manning, according to

Latest WikiLeaks release shows how the CIA uses computer code to hide the origins of its hacking attacks and ‘disguise them as Russian or Chinese activity’

The 676 files released today are part of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 tranche of files and they claim to give an insight into the CIA's Marble software, which can forensically disguise viruses, trojans and hacking attacks, reports with reference to Daily

F.B.I. Is Investigating Trump’s Russia Ties, Comey Confirms

The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, took the extraordinary step on Monday of announcing that the agency is investigating whether members of President Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election, reports with reference to The New York

Apple to ‘rapidly address’ any security holes as companies respond to CIA leak

Apple has promised to “rapidly address” any security holes used by the CIA to hack iPhones, following the release of a huge tranche of documents covering the intelligence agency’s stockpile of software vulnerabilities, reports with reference to The Guardian. The

WikiLeaks Just Dumped a Ton of Alleged CIA Hacking Documents

The information therein, WikiLeaks claims, reveals covert CIA hacking tools that can take over iPhones, Android phones, TVs, and pretty much any type of computer, according to Gizmodo. The Tuesday morning release, codenamed Vault 7, is apparently part of a larger series

Obama frees Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning

The 29-year-old transgender US Army private, born Bradley Manning, will be freed on 17 May instead of her scheduled 2045 release, the BBC reports. She was sentenced to 35 years in 2013 for her role in leaking diplomatic cables to the anti-secrecy

WikiLeaks’ Assange signals release of documents before U.S. election

Assange said the documents would be released before the end of the year, starting with an initial batch in the coming week, Reuters reports. He criticized Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, for demonizing the group's work after a spate of releases related