CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

/ Mar 24, 2017

CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable by resetting their devices. Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users. They ...

Mar 9, 2017

Contractors likely behind CIA leak: U.S. officials

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 said Wednesday. Two officials said intelligence agencies have been aware since the end of last year of ...

Trump said no longer likes WikiLeaks, has long feared wiretaps

/ Mar 9, 2017

Trump said no longer likes WikiLeaks, has long feared wiretaps

When WikiLeaks published the hacked emails of Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager last year, then-candidate Donald Trump had one thing to say: “I love WikiLeaks.” But there wasn’t a lot of love from the Trump administration Wednesday, after WikiLeaks published thousands of documents described as ...

CIA offers up review of popular anti-virus programs and their flaws

/ Mar 9, 2017

CIA offers up review of popular anti-virus programs and their flaws

Peppering the 8,000 pages of purported Central Intelligence Agency hacking data released Tuesday by WikiLeaks are reviews of some of the world’s most popular anti-virus products. The hackers are quoted taking potshots at anti-virus firms, suggesting the American intelligence agencies are keenly aware of ...

/ Feb 23, 2017

Ecuador to hold runoff in tense presidential vote

Ecuador will hold a runoff presidential election in April after a hard fought and inconclusive first round, the electoral commission said Wednesday. The voting is being watched closely to see if oil-producing Ecuador will become the latest leftist-run country in Latin America to shift ...

WikiLeaks's Assange: bold publisher or Russian dupe?

/ Jan 8, 2017

WikiLeaks's Assange: bold publisher or Russian dupe?

Accusations that Russia interfered with the U.S. presidential election by leaking hacked documents via WikiLeaks have put a fresh spotlight on the crusading website’s founder, Julian Assange. A report from the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released Friday accuses Russian ...