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WikiLeaks asks tech companies to agree to set of conditions before disclosing zero days in CIA tools
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WikiLeaks asks tech companies to agree to set of conditions before disclosing zero days in CIA tools

Apparently one of the demands is that the companies should fix the security holes within ninety days of being made aware of them.

Joseph Cannataci recommends 'surveillance warrants' to tackle govts breaching individuals' privacy in UN report
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Joseph Cannataci recommends 'surveillance warrants' to tackle govts breaching individuals' privacy in UN report

The top UN expert on privacy in his latest report has recommended the creation of a legal instrument to tackle the problem of “thousands of requests” for access to data that tech giants face from governments across the world.

Wikileaks is willing to share CIA hacking tools with tech companies to help them patch flaws: Assange
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Wikileaks is willing to share CIA hacking tools with tech companies to help them patch flaws: Assange

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.

Vault 7: China has urged Unites States to stop tapping and spying after latest CIA data leak
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Vault 7: China has urged Unites States to stop tapping and spying after latest CIA data leak

China on Thursday urged the US to stop tapping phones, monitoring, spying and launching cyber attacks on China and other countries, after WikiLeaks released what it called data on hacking carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency.

Vault 7: CIA's research 'mission' to hack connected cars outlines the concerns about next generation cars
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Vault 7: CIA's research 'mission' to hack connected cars outlines the concerns about next generation cars

WikiLeaks documents showing the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency considered a "mission" against connected car technology underscores auto industry concern that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could be turned against them.

Wikileaks' CIA data dump: Don't panic, your phone is as secure as it will ever be, if you've updated it
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Wikileaks' CIA data dump: Don't panic, your phone is as secure as it will ever be, if you've updated it

The recent Wikileaks dump allegedly revealed a database of CIA hacking tools that were developed to hack into mobile devices of every type.

Tech companies scramble to plug security holes after WikiLeaks Vault 7 dump of CIA hacking tools
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Tech companies scramble to plug security holes after WikiLeaks Vault 7 dump of CIA hacking tools

The leaks had enough technical details for security experts to recognize that compromises exist, but provided few specifics needed to offer fixes.

Wikileaks Vault 7: How CIA allegedly used hacking tools to infest your smartphones, smart TVs and more
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Wikileaks Vault 7: How CIA allegedly used hacking tools to infest your smartphones, smart TVs and more

Wikileaks released a data dump of what it is calling as alleged Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) tools used for hacking into smart devices.

WikiLeaks latest leaks claim that US consulate in Frankfurt is a covert CIA hacker base
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WikiLeaks latest leaks claim that US consulate in Frankfurt is a covert CIA hacker base

In addition to its headquarters in Langley, Virginia, the US' CIA also uses the US consulate in Frankfurt, Germany as a covert base for its hackers covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa, WikiLeaks has claimed in its latest leaks on the CIA.

Wikileaks says CIA and MI5 teamed up to compromise Samsung Smart TVs with the Weeping Angel tool
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Wikileaks says CIA and MI5 teamed up to compromise Samsung Smart TVs with the Weeping Angel tool

In the latest cache of leaks from WikiLeaks is a catalog of tools and exploits used by the CIA for covert surveillance activities.

Apple's claims iOS devices are safe from vulnerabilities found in Wikileaks' CIA dump
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Apple's claims iOS devices are safe from vulnerabilities found in Wikileaks' CIA dump

Apple in a response to an email disclosed that as long as its users are running its latest firmware, they will be safe.

Here is all you need to know about CIA's hacking programme after the latest WikiLeaks dump
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Here is all you need to know about CIA's hacking programme after the latest WikiLeaks dump

WikiLeaks, the website that specializes in exposing secrets, on Tuesday released what it said were thousands of documents that described internal U.S. Central Intelligence Agency discussions on hacking techniques it has used to circumvent security on electronic devices for spying.

Wikileaks releases alleged hacking tools from CIA; used to compromise TVs, smartphones and more
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Wikileaks releases alleged hacking tools from CIA; used to compromise TVs, smartphones and more

Anti-secrecy organisation WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents that it said described sophisticated software tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to break into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions.

WikiLeaks releases documents exposing alleged CIA hacking programme
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WikiLeaks releases documents exposing alleged CIA hacking programme

The CIA can turn your TV into a listening device, bypass popular encryption apps, and possibly control your car, according to a trove of alleged documents from the US spy agency released on Tuesday by WikiLeaks.

Julian Assange's lawyer fears Wikileaks founder's eviction from Ecuador embassy in London
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Julian Assange's lawyer fears Wikileaks founder's eviction from Ecuador embassy in London

A lawyer representing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said that there was a "great concern" that a new Ecuadorian President could force him out of the country's London embassy.

Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange pleads with UK and Sweden to 'restore' his liberty
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Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange pleads with UK and Sweden to 'restore' his liberty

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has made a fresh plea to the UK and Swedish authorities to "restore" his liberty, the media reported on Monday.

Obama commutes WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning’s sentence
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Obama commutes WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning’s sentence

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former US military analyst who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, the biggest such breach in US history

Donald Trump's 'sex videos', journalistic standards and 'fake news': What you need to know
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Donald Trump's 'sex videos', journalistic standards and 'fake news': What you need to know

US spy chiefs informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about him, US media reported Tuesday on the eve of the president-elect's first press conference.

President-elect Donald Trump defends Russia outreach amid US intel criticism
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President-elect Donald Trump defends Russia outreach amid US intel criticism

US intelligence officials are convinced that Russia meddled in the presidential race. But that hasn't changed President-elect Donald Trump's call for warmer relations with Moscow.

WikiLeaks threatens to make private details of 'verified' Twitter accounts public
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WikiLeaks threatens to make private details of 'verified' Twitter accounts public

Sparking a fresh controversy, anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks has threatened to make the private details public of millions of people who have 'verified' Twitter accounts.