Leaked emails available at WikiLeaks have revealed a scheme thought up by Saudi Arabia to simply buy Hacking Team outright, rather than continue to pay the outlandish costs for their services. Between 2013 and early 2014, several e-mails were exchanged with the Italian security professionals, who now have a proven history of aiding governments guilty of human rights violations, something they’d previously denied.
Syrian-born investor Wafic Said is a close friend of the Saudi royal family and initiated the potential purchase through his company Safinvest. Several e-mails in the Wikileaks Hacking Team dump refer to a letter of intent, signed by the major principals of [...]
The company that Hillary Clinton hired to manage her email accounts was hacked under the period she was using their services. The hack was part of a huge international attack in 2011.
During her tenure as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton employed the company Internap to manage her private email accounts. Internap was hired as the service provider for Hillary’s email accounts, clintonemail.
Reports have surfaced which indicate that the company was hacked as part of the international attack that included a victim list with companies like RSA Security listed on it. RSA was hacked with a [...]
An independent data researcher had originally discovered a massive data dump released by WikiLeaks to contain malware in torrent files made available by the whistleblowing website. Since then, the researcher has also confirmed that some of the files taken from the dump and now hosted on WikiLeaks.org are also malware infected.
Josh Wieder, a system administrator by trade, garnered attention from multiple newspapers and outlets around the world in April 2015. With a keen eye and the chops for data research, he revealed the presence of malware in WikiLeaks’ “Global Intelligence Files”. These files are a significant collection of emails and attachments taken from Strategic [...]
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) claims that they have hacked a large number of email accounts, including accounts belonging to the Turkish government, but waited until now to reveal them. The SEA published confidential emails from strategic Turkish government agencies. A total of 967 email accounts were released revealing correspondence made between March 2009 and November 2012. The list of emails hacked by SEA includes a number of ministers, diplomats, and civil servants.