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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange leaves Southwark Crown Court in a security van after being sentenced on May 1st, 2019 in London, England. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

When Julian Assange leaves Belmarsh Prison for the Old Bailey on Monday, he will face a court battle lasting up to four weeks as he seeks to avoid bei(...)

Individuals and businesses should use encrypted programs and apps such as Signal or WhatsApp. The more that do, the more limited CIA (or National Security Agency) hacking toolkits become. Photograph: Petar Kujundzic/Reuters

WikiLeaks made a sweepingly dramatic – and sometimes misleading – announcement following the release of a massive tranche of leaked CIA documents, whi(...)

 A worker at the CIA sweeping the foyer clean at its headquarters in  Langley, Virginia. Photograph: Dennis Brack/EPA

Wikileaks’ publication of what it says are documents detailing the CIA’s cyber-espionage techniques has raised a host of questions about the security (...)

Outgoing US president Barack Obama has held his final press conference. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Barack Obama used his final press conference to defend the role of a free press in a democracy and some of his last decisions, including (...)

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: has sought political asylum in Russia. File photograph: Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/Courtesy of The Guardian/Handout via Reuters

Germany’s Foreign Ministry said today it had asked the British ambassador to come and discuss a report that Britain was operating a covert spying sta(...)

Among the many disappointing things about the The Fifth Estate, the woeful Wikileaks film that opens in cinemas tomorrow, is the fact that Peter Ca(...)

An empty passenger seat believed to be reserved by former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seen on a plane to Cuba in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

The United States is urging Russia to expel spy agency leaker Edward Snowden to the US to face justice, the White House said tonight.US officials are (...)