CIA, FBI launch manhunt for insider who leaked top-secret docs to WikiLeaks

CBS News has learned that a manhunt is underway for a traitor inside the Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA and FBI are conducting a joint investigation into one of the worst security breaches in CIA history, which exposed thousands of top-secret documents that described CIA tools used to penetrate smart phones, smart televisions and computer systems. Sources familiar with the […]

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WikiLeaks offers to ‘authenticate’ US intelligence on Russia’s involvement in election hacking

WikiLeaks took to Twitter to suggest that President Barack Obama should provide it access to any material relating to Russia’s reported involvement in the US election hack, offering to authenticate the documents for better credibility. The whistle-blowing platform’s tweet closely followed Obama’s interview on 15 December with NPR, in which he took a tough stance on Russia and President Vladimir […]

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WikiLeaks mocks Dems after election loss

WikiLeaks capped off Tuesday’s surprising presidential election with a tweet appearing to mock Democrats for picking Hillary Clinton as their nominee. “By biasing its internal electoral market the DNC selected the less competitive candidate defeating the purpose of running a primary,” the official account tweeted near midnight. Throughout the campaign, WikiLeaks published hacked Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails that it […]

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‘Tomorrow it could be us’: Marco Rubio warns Republicans not to take advantage of Wikileaks

Sen. Marco Rubio advised his fellow Republicans on Wednesday not to use revelations in WikiLeaks as political ammo against Hillary Clinton and other Democrats. The Florida Republican said in a statement provided to Business Insider that he “will not discuss any issue” that has come to the public’s attention “solely on the basis” of hacked emails from Clinton campaign manager John […]

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Reviled by G.O.P., WikiLeaks Embraced by Trump for Clinton Email Leaks

In the final weeks of a dizzying presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump is suddenly embracing an unlikely ally: The document-spilling group WikiLeaks, which Republicans denounced when it published classified State Department cables and Pentagon secrets about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Trump, his advisers, and many of his supporters are increasingly seizing on a trove of embarrassing emails […]

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WikiLeaks fails to deliver October surprise

The expectations were breathless. For weeks, backers of Republican nominee Donald Trump have hyped the tantalizing possibility that the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks was on the verge of publishing a set of documents that would doom Hillary Clinton’s chances in November. “@HillaryClinton is done,” longtime Trump associate Roger Stone tweeted Saturday. “#Wikileaks.” The group’s founder, Julian Assange, did nothing to dampen […]

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Assange says WikiLeaks to release ‘significant’ Clinton campaign data

WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange said on Wednesday his organization planned to release “significant” information linked to the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before the Nov. 8 election. Asked if the data could be a game-changer in the election, the Australian told Fox News in an interview conducted by satellite: “I think it’s significant. You know, it […]

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WikiLeaks Begins Releasing Leaked Saudi Arabia Cables

61,205 documents and cables leaked online Friday The transparency advocate site WikiLeaks began publishing leaked documents from the Saudi Arabia Foreign Ministry on Friday afternoon, dumping over 60,000 classified documents into the public domain. A press release on WikiLeaks asserted that the 61,205 documents and cables leaked Friday would be the first publication of many for “The Saudi Cables.” The […]

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WikiLeaks Teases ‘Very Important Secret Document’ Release

While Julian Assange gives journalists some World Cup predictions Two years after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange walked into Ecuador’s embassy in the U.K. seeking asylum, his whistleblowing group says it is set to release new classified documents pertaining to “international negotiations.” WikiLeaks offered little detail on its forthcoming release except to say it contains information pertaining to around 50 countries, […]

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