Articles by WikiLeaks

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Amazon Atlas
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Oct 2018

11 Oct 2018 – Today, WikiLeaks publishes a “Highly Confidential” internal document from the cloud computing provider Amazon. It lists the addresses and some operational details of over one hundred data centers spread across fifteen cities in nine countries. To accompany this document, WikiLeaks also created a map showing where Amazon’s data centers are located. Amazon is the leading cloud provider for the United States intelligence community.

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Hillary Clinton Email Archive
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2018

2 Feb 2018 – A searchable archive for over 30 thousand emails & email attachments sent to and from Hillary Clinton’s private email server while she was Secretary of State. *Updated*

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Vault 8: Hive
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2017

Today, 9 Nov 2017, WikiLeaks publishes the source code and development logs to Hive, a major component of the CIA infrastructure to control its malware. Vault 8: Source code and analysis for CIA software projects including those described in the Vault7 series.This publication will enable investigative journalists, forensic experts and the general public to better identify and understand covert CIA infrastructure components.

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Spy Files Russia
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2017

Today, September 19th 2017, WikiLeaks starts publishing the series “Spy Files Russia” with documents from the Russian company Петер-Сервис (PETER-SERVICE). This release includes 209 documents (34 base documents in different versions) dated between 2007 and 2015.

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Vault 7: Protego
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Sep 2017

Today, September 7th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes four secret documents from the Protego project of the CIA, along with 37 related documents. Protego is not the “usual” malware development project like all previous publications by WikiLeaks in the Vault7 series.

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Vault 7: Angelfire
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Sep 2017

Today, August 31st 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the Angelfire project of the CIA. Like previously published CIA projects (Grasshopper and AfterMidnight) in the Vault7 series, it is a persistent framework that can load and execute custom implants on target computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system (XP or Win7).

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Vault 7: ExpressLane
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Aug 2017

Today, August 24th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes secret documents from the ExpressLane project of the CIA that show one of the cyber operations it conducts against liaison services — which includes among many others the NSA, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.

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Vault 7: CouchPotato
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Aug 2017

Today, August 10th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes the User Guide for the CoachPotato project of the CIA. CouchPotato is a remote tool for collection against RTSP/H.264 video streams.

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Vault 7: Dumbo
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2017

Today, August 3rd 2017 WikiLeaks publishes documents from the Dumbo project of the CIA. Dumbo is a capability to suspend processes utilizing webcams and corrupt any video recordings that could compromise a PAG-Physical Access Group deployment.

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Vault 7: Imperial
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Jul 2017

Today, July 27th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the Imperial project of the CIA.

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Vault 7: CL/Raytheon
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2017

Today, July 19th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the CIA contractor Raytheon Blackbird Technologies for the “UMBRAGE Component Library” project. The documents were submitted to the CIA between November 21st 2014 (just two weeks after Raytheon acquired Blackbird Technologies to build a Cyber Powerhouse) and September, 11th 2015.

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Vault 7: Highrise
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jul 2017

Today, July 13th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the Highrise project of the CIA. HighRise is an Android application designed for mobile devices running Android 4.0 to 4.3. It provides a redirector function for SMS messaging that could be used by a number of IOC tools that use SMS messages for communication between implants and listening posts.

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Vault 7: BothanSpy
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2017

Today, July 6th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon projects of the CIA. The implants described in both projects are designed to intercept and exfiltrate SSH credentials but work on different operating systems with different attack vectors.

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Vault 7: Elsa
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Jul 2017

Today, June 28th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the ELSA project of the CIA. ELSA is a geo-location malware for WiFi-enabled devices like laptops running the Micorosoft Windows operating system. Once persistently installed on a target machine using separate CIA exploits, the malware scans visible WiFi access points and records the ESS identifier, MAC address and signal strength at regular intervals.

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Vault 7: OutlawCountry
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Jul 2017

Today, June 29th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the OutlawCountry project of the CIA that targets computers running the Linux operating system. It allows for the redirection of all outbound network traffic on the target computer to CIA controlled machines for ex- and infiltration purposes. The malware consists of a kernel module that creates a hidden netfilter table on a Linux target.

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Vault 7: Brutal Kangaroo
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jun 2017

Today, June 22nd 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the Brutal Kangaroo project of the CIA. The documents describe how a CIA operation can infiltrate a closed network (or a single air-gapped computer) within an organization or enterprise without direct access.

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Vault 7: Cherry Blossom
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jun 2017

Today, June 15th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the CherryBlossom project of the CIA that was developed and implemented with the help of the US nonprofit Stanford Research Institute (SRI International). CherryBlossom provides a means of monitoring the Internet activity of and performing software exploits on Targets of interest. In particular, CherryBlossom is focused on compromising wireless networking devices, such as wireless routers and access points (APs), to achieve these goals.

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Vault 7: Pandemic
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jun 2017

Today, June 1st 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the “Pandemic” project of the CIA, a persistent implant for Microsoft Windows machines that share files (programs) with remote users in a local network. “Pandemic” targets remote users by replacing application code on-the-fly with a trojaned version if the program is retrieved from the infected machine.

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Vault 7: Athena
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 May 2017

Today, May 19th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes documents from the “Athena” project of the CIA. “Athena” – like the related “Hera” system – provides remote beacon and loader capabilities on target computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system (from Windows XP to Windows 10).

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Vault 7: AfterMidnight & Assassin Frameworks
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 May 2017

Today, May 12th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes “AfterMidnight” and “Assassin”, two CIA malware frameworks for the Microsoft Windows platform. “AfterMidnight” allows operators to dynamically load and execute malware payloads on a target machine. “Assassin” is a similar kind of malware; it is an automated implant that provides a simple collection platform on remote computers.

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Vault 7: Archimedes
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 May 2017

Today, May 5th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes “Archimedes”, a tool used by the CIA to attack a computer inside a Local Area Network (LAN), usually used in offices. It allows the re-directing of traffic from the target computer inside the LAN through a computer infected with this malware and controlled by the CIA.

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Vault 7: Scribbles Project
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 May 2017

Today, April 28 2017, WikiLeaks publishes the documentation and source code for CIA’s “Scribbles” project, a document-watermarking preprocessing system to embed “Web beacon”-style tags into documents that are likely to be copied by Insiders, Whistleblowers, Journalists or others.

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Vault 7: Weeping Angel
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Apr 2017

Today, April 21st 2017, WikiLeaks publishes the User Guide for CIA’s “Weeping Angel” tool – an implant designed for Samsung F Series Smart Televisions. Based on the “Extending” tool from MI5/BTSS, the implant is designed to record audio from the built-in microphone and egress or store the data.

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Vault 7: Hive Project
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Apr 2017

Today, April 14th 2017, WikiLeaks publishes six documents from the CIA’s HIVE project created by its “Embedded Development Branch.” HIVE is a back-end infrastructure malware with a public-facing HTTPS interface which is used by CIA implants to transfer exfiltrated information from target machines to the CIA and to receive commands from its operators to execute specific tasks on the targets.

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Vault 7: Grasshopper Framework
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Apr 2017

Today, April 7th 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Grasshopper” — 27 documents from the CIA’s Grasshopper framework, a platform used to build customized malware payloads for Microsoft Windows operating systems.

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Vault 7: Project Dark Matter
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Apr 2017

Today, March 23rd 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Dark Matter”, which contains documentation for several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac firmware (meaning the infection persists even if the operating system is re-installed) developed by the CIA’s Embedded Development Branch.

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Vault 7: Marble Framework
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Apr 2017

Today, March 31st 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Marble” — 676 source code files for the CIA’s secret anti-forensic Marble Framework. Marble is used to hamper forensic investigators and anti-virus companies from attributing viruses, trojans and hacking attacks to the CIA.

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Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Mar 2017

Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. The first full part of the series, “Year Zero”, comprises 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network situated inside the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence in Langley, Virgina.

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CIA Espionage Orders for the 2012 French Presidential Election (in English and in French)
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Feb 2017

16 February, 2017 – All major French political parties were targeted for infiltration by the CIA’s human (“HUMINT”) and electronic (“SIGINT”) spies in the seven months leading up to France’s 2012 presidential election. The revelations are contained within three CIA tasking orders published today by WikiLeaks as context for its forth coming CIA Vault 7 series.

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Yemen Files
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Nov 2016

Today, Friday 25 Nov 2016, WikiLeaks releases the Yemen Files, a collection of more than 500 documents from the United States embassy in Sana’a, Yemen. Julian Assange said: “The war in Yemen has produced 3.15 million internally displaced persons. Although the United States government has provided most of the bombs and is deeply involved in the conduct of the war itself reportage on the war in English is conspicuously rare.”

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IMF Internal Meeting Predicts Greek ‘Disaster’, Threatens to Leave Troika
Julian Assange – WikiLeaks, 11 Apr 2016

Destroy Greece: ΙΜF and Europe Disagree on the Method!

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Trade in Services Agreement TiSA – Secret Documents Revealed
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Dec 2015

Today, Thursday, December 3, WikiLeaks releases new secret documents from the huge Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) which is being negotiated by the US, EU and 22 other countries that account for 2/3rds of global GDP.

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TPP Treaty: Intellectual Property Rights Chapter
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Oct 2015

Today, 9 October, 2015 WikiLeaks releases the final negotiated text for the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The document is dated October 5, last Monday. This has been perhaps the most controversial chapter due to its wide-ranging effects on internet services, medicines, publishers, civil liberties and biological patents

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Target Tokyo: US Spied on Japanese Government and Corporations Since 2006
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Aug 2015

Today, Friday 31 July 2015, 9am CEST, WikiLeaks publishes “Target Tokyo”, 35 Top Secret NSA targets in Japan including the Japanese cabinet and Japanese companies such as Mitsubishi, together with intercepts relating to US-Japan relations, trade negotiations and sensitive climate change strategy.

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Some Notes on the New WikiLeaks Next-Generation Submission System Beta
Julian Assange, WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 May 2015

WikiLeaks will continue publishing, as it has since its foundation, full archives of suppressed documents in strategic global partnerships. The 2.0 public-facing submission system is an important new method in our arsenal for recovering subjugated history.

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Leaked: Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) – Environment Chapter
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jan 2014

Today, 15 January 2014, WikiLeaks released the secret draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Environment Chapter and the corresponding Chairs’ Report.

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Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Nov 2013

Today, 13 November 2013, WikiLeaks released the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more than 40 per cent of the world’s GDP.

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Video: Edward Snowden Wins Sam Adams Award
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Oct 2013

11 Oct 2013 – This week Edward Snowden received the Integrity Award from the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence. These videos from the award ceremony are the first of Mr Snowden after being granted asylum in Russia.

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Video: Edward Snowden Wins Sam Adams Award
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Oct 2013

11 Oct 2013 – This week Edward Snowden received the Integrity Award from the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence. These videos from the award ceremony are the first of Mr Snowden after being granted asylum in Russia.

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US Caught Spying on Greek Diplomatic Communications in 2004-2005
WikiLeaks Press – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Sep 2013

September 23, 2013 – The following post is a summary of events from the “Athens Affair”, which was widely reported on in 2007. In particular, an investigation was re-opened and concluded in 2011, of which we found almost no reference in English media.

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NSA Signals Intelligence – Industrial and Diplomatic Espionage
WikiLeaks Press – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Sep 2013

Communications between aides of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, as well as those of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, were also of interest to the NSA, according to a recent TV Globo interview with Glenn Greenwald. Brazil Justice Minister Jose Eduardo Cardozo called the spying “an attack on our country’s sovereignty.”

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NSA Spied on Brazil Oil Company, Petrobras—What WikiLeaks Cables Reveal About Possible Motivation
WikiLeaks Press – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Sep 2013

The article quotes a large number of cables which suggest that, for a number of years, the US government has been very interested in helping US companies to win contracts to make investments in Brazil, against Petrobras.

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Soldiers’ Perspectives on the Use of Chemical Weapons
David - WikiLeaks Press, 26 Aug 2013

On June 10, 2013, US Iraq war veteran Daniel Somers wrote a final letter to his wife and family before taking his own life. He said he was forced to participate in horrific crimes against humanity and cover them up. Soldiers of conscience are coming forward against wars. They strive to inform the public that what has transpired during these wars should be considered a crime.

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MasterCard Breaks Ranks in WikiLeaks Blockade
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2013

MasterCard has broken ranks in the US-linked banking blockade against WikiLeaks and made clear to VALITOR that it no longer desires to blockade WikiLeaks. Donations by credit cards to WikiLeaks through https://paygate.datacell.com are therefore fully re-instated as of Monday, July 1, 2013

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Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2013

In the end the Obama administration is not afraid of whistleblowers like me, Bradley Manning or Thomas Drake. We are stateless, imprisoned, or powerless. No, the Obama administration is afraid of you. It is afraid of an informed, angry public demanding the constitutional government it was promised — and it should be.

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Two Years of Cablegate as Bradley Manning Testifies for the First Time
Julian Assange, Editor-in-Chief and Founder, WikiLeaks – Huffington Post, 3 Dec 2012

Thu, Nov 29th [2012], Bradley Manning testified for the first time since his arrest two and a half years ago in Baghdad. Today also marks the two-year anniversary of the first front pages around the world from Cablegate, an archive of 251,287 U.S. State Department diplomatic cables — messages sent between the State Department and its embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions around the world.

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Press Statement by Julian Assange Defense Fund outside the Ecuadorian Embassy
WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Jul 2012

The United States Government has instigated a grand jury investigation against Julian Assange and other “founders or managers” of WikiLeaks. Australian diplomats have described this investigation as being of “unprecedented scale and nature”. There is irrefutable evidence in the public record of subpoenas being issued and witnesses being compelled to testify against Mr. Assange.

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What is WikiLeaks?
TheWikiLeaksChannel – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jul 2012

WikiLeaks: 575 days of banking blockade – no process
Assange: 572 days detainment – no charge
Manning: 769 days in jail – no trial
Grand Jury: 655 days US secret Grand Jury into WikiLeaks – no transparency
WikiLeaks is a not-for-profit media organisation. Our goal is to bring important news and information to the public. We provide an innovative, secure and anonymous way for sources to leak information to our journalists (our electronic drop box).

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The Full Impact of WikiLeaks Will Be Felt a Few Years Down the Road
Clarinha Glock interviewing WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson – Inter Press Service-IPS, 18 Jul 2011

Even before he was hired as spokesman for the WikiLeaks whistleblower web site in July 2010, 49-year-old investigative journalist Kristinn Hrafnsson realised that the new initiative would have the power to bring about transformations simply by informing society, starting in his own country, Iceland.

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Defend Julian Assange
WikiLeaks Staff Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Nov 2010

18 November 2010. Why Our Editor-in-Chief Is Busy and Needs to Be Defended.

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WikiLeaks Editor Interview on Censorship
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Jun 2010

“Privatized Censorship”

WikiLeaks, a publisher of last resort.

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