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  • Four Ways to Mitigate Mobile and Cloud Data Leaks

    CIOs push data into the cloud. Employees post ever more personal and professional information on social-networking sites. And as the WikiLeaks organization talks about releasing secret information about Swiss bank accounts-on top of rumors that it may disclose documents from a large bank in the United States-CIOs find themselves reviewing internal policies and answering questions about security from their CEOs.

  • Security researcher feels the wrath of Anonymous

    Wikileaks defenders Anonymous are firing both barrels at a security researcher who promised to name people in the group. Aaron Barr vowed he’d expose organizers of the online activist group Anonymous next week, but in response Anonymous hacked his Twitter account, broke into his company network and posted more than 44,000 of the company’s e-mails.They also posted his home address, phone number and Social Security number on his Twitter page.

  • Bank of America cuts services for WikiLeaks

    Bank of America has joined the growing list of financial and technology companies that have cut off services to WikiLeaks, a move that comes amid speculation that the whistleblower site is preparing to release information about the bank.

  • WikiLeaks.org domain back online

    Wikileaks.org, the whistleblower organization's main Web site, is back up in the U.S. less than 10 days after domain name service provider EveryDNS terminated the domain name, citing stability concerns.

  • 16-year-old arrested for WikiLeaks attacks

    Dutch authorities arrested a 16-year-old boy on Wednesday in relation to the cyberattacks against Visa, MasterCard and PayPal, which were aimed at punishing those companies for cutting off services to WikiLeaks.

  • MasterCard, others hit by DDoS attacks over WikiLeaks

    The main website of MasterCard was knocked offline today in a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack apparently launched in retaliation for the credit card company's decision this week to cut off services to WikiLeaks.

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