Julian Assange faces extradition hearing in London | ABC News

A London court has heard Julian Assange described as an “ordinary criminal” whose publication of secret military documents a decade ago put many people at risk of torture and death. The United States Government has laid out its case for the Wikileaks founder to be extradited to the US to face charges of espionage and … Read more Julian Assange faces extradition hearing in London | ABC News

Assange extradition hearing gets under way in London

A London court is due on Monday to start hearing arguments on the extradition to the United States of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The hearing will last for about a week, with proceedings expected to resume on May 18 for an additional three weeks. A US grand jury indicted Assange last May with 17 counts … Read more Assange extradition hearing gets under way in London

Four Chinese Military Members Charged With Hacking Equifax

Feb.10 — Equifax Chief Executive Officer Mark Begor discusses the U.S. Department of Justice’s announced charges against four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army for the 2017 hack of his company, data security enhancement efforts, and outlook for growth. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Mom, the Russians are hacking our elections again! | Iowa caucuses

A Texas congresswoman has suggested that Russians were responsible for the problems with the Democratic Party’s Iowa caucus app and suggested the party call in the FBI to investigate. How did this take so long? Rep. Sheila Jackson (D) called on Iowa Democrats to bring the FBI in to investigate Russian involvement in the malfunctioning … Read more Mom, the Russians are hacking our elections again! | Iowa caucuses

Analysis: Facebook takes Israeli cyber surveillance firm to court

Facebook is taking an Israeli cyber surveillance firm to court next week, for allegedly hacking users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp. The social media giant accused the NSO Group of hacking into the phones of nearly 1,400 users in October. Among them were human rights activists, political dissidents and journalists. The NSO Group disputes … Read more Analysis: Facebook takes Israeli cyber surveillance firm to court

Khashoggi murder: Western powers are ‘sending the wrong message’ | UpFront (Special interview)

Agnes Callamard, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions, who has been investigating the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi recently co-authored a report that suggests Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) hacked a mobile phone belonging to Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon and The Washington Post. “I believe,” Callamard said, “the hacking … Read more Khashoggi murder: Western powers are ‘sending the wrong message’ | UpFront (Special interview)

#ICYMI | Saudis “HACK” Bezos!

Saudis hack Bezos: If Amazon tech genius falls for WhatsApp scam, what chance do the rest of us have? Hats, or Keffiyehs, off to Saudi Arabia, because if reports are true that they managed to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, then that’s like hacking Tony Stark! It’s alleged that the hacking began … Read more #ICYMI | Saudis “HACK” Bezos!

Alleged hacking of Bezos’ phone further complicates US-Saudi ties

UN experts have called for an urgent investigation into an alleged mobile phone hacking plot involving the world’s richest man after forensics implicated the Saudi Crown Prince. The analysis of Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’ telephone indicated his device was infiltrated by Mohammed bin Salman through a private message. Saudi officials though have called the allegations … Read more Alleged hacking of Bezos’ phone further complicates US-Saudi ties

Journalist Greenwald charged after reporting on corruption scandal

The media’s on trial in Brazil after federal prosecutors charged award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald with committing cybercrimes. Authorities have accused him of hacking top officials’ phones to get information on a high-profile corruption case last year. But journalists and human rights activists say it’s a blatant violation of press freedoms Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT … Read more Journalist Greenwald charged after reporting on corruption scandal

Saudi prince may be involved in Bezos phone hacking: UN

United Nations experts on Wednesday called for an immediate investigation by the United States and others into information suggesting Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s phone was hacked after receiving a file sent from Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s WhatsApp account. “The alleged hacking of Mr Bezos’s phone, and those of others, demands immediate investigation … Read more Saudi prince may be involved in Bezos phone hacking: UN