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Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for theft of government info

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Hal Martin was responsible for one of the largest leaks of U.S government secrets, after it was found that the former NSA contractor possessed up to 50 terabytes of classified government documents.

Julian Assange charged with 17 new criminal counts under Espionage Act

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The U.S. government unsealed an indictment in April revealing that Assange had been charged for conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.

Man who allegedly leaked CIA hacking tools says he's been tortured and is owed $50 billion

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Joshua Schulte compared himself to a victim of the Nazis and is upset he can't carry a weapon in prison.

Securiosity: Is Julian Assange really a hacker?

by CyberScoop Staff • 4 months ago

Greg & Jen debate what the charges against Julian Assange really mean, a new plan to get people into the infosec workforce and a whole new spin on the word “cyberspace."

An attempted password crack was enough for a U.S. indictment against Julian Assange

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Assange is charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act because he participated in the theft of documents, the Department of Justice says.

A researcher made an elite hacking tool out of the info in the Vault 7 leak

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

An Australian researcher has created a high-level hacking tool based off information that was solely contained in Wikileaks' "Vault7" dump.

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