WikiLeaks follows up its Sony publish with Saudi diplomatic cables
Now that Wiki:eaks is again to sharing secrets and techniques, it is launched one other cache of data. This dump comes within the type of 70,000 paperwork from the Saudi Overseas Ministry, which it attributes to a hack by a gaggle calling itself the Yemeni Cyber Military (Saudi Arabia has been concerned in a civil conflict there lately). WikiLeaks says it went via hundreds of pages of scanned pictures launched by the group and put them into its searchable database, revealing Saudi authorities exercise to co-choose and management media worldwide with bribes and confrontations. The discharge additionally comes three years after its chief Julian Assange sought refuge in an Ecuadorian embassy, avoiding extradition to Sweden on accusations of sexual assault.
In response to Buzzfeed, the paperwork additionally embrace passport info for Hillary Clinton and different US diplomats, recalling criticism concerning the group’s efforts to redact info which may put sure people in peril. In case you select to see for your self, the paperwork are on-line — you’ll be able to learn Arabic, proper?
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