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Indian’s Aadhaar Card Data Stolen by CIA: WikiLeaks, Officials say No

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WikiLeaks reports suggest that Aadhaar data is under the spies of CIA. On Thursday, WikiLeaks Claims that CIA is using tools developed by United States (US) Cross Match Technologies for cyber spying Aadhaar data. However, the reports were denied by the officials in India. Through the Twitter Account Wikileaks has stated about the CIA’s Spying on Indian’s Aadhar Data.

WikiLeaks is the non-profitable International organization that leaks secret documents, news leaks and classified media provided by unknown sources. WikiLeaks publishes secret documents of the project ExpressLane of CIA on Thursday. These documents show one of the cyber activities the CIA conducts against the liaison services which include National Security Agency (NSA), Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Cross Match Technologies is a US-based company specialized in Biometric software that provides various biometric solutions to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). UIDAI is mandated to provide 12 digit unique numbers called Aadhaar to all Indians.

Some officials from CIA, “The reports do not have any basis in fact. Aadhaar data is safely encrypted and is not accessible to any other agency”. They also added Cross Match is a global supplier of devices used for capturing biometric data. But the data collected cannot be transmitted to any company as vendors collect data in an encrypted that is transferred to Aadhaar services.

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WikiLeaks suggests that Office for Technical Services (OTS), a branch with in CIA uses ExpressLane, a tool devised by Cross Match Technologies for online spying. ExpressLane is installed and run with the cover of upgrading the biometric software by OTS agents that visit the Liaison sites. The officers overseeing this procedure will remain unsuspicious, as the data exfiltration disguises behind a Windows installation splash screen.

Linking to an article on Cross Match’s Indian operations with its partner Smart Identity Devices Pvt Ltd which has enrolled 1.2 million Indian citizens on the Aadhaar database, WikiLeaks tweeted on Friday.

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Wikileaks Reveals Medical Files of Hundreds of People Including Rape Victims

Wikileaks reveals medical files of hundreds of people

Wikileaks is accused of exposing personal data of hundreds of citizens which include rape victims, mentally ill and sick children. According to an analysis published by Associated Press, it is found that WikiLeaks released medical score reports of innocent people. As usual, it also published other sensitive information exploited by criminals which include phone numbers and identity records.

Committed to the exposing of government secrets, Wikileaks releases diplomatic cables and other classified information. The organisation faces some criticism for handling personal data after its emails, which have been published was sent to Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Turkey’s ruling AKP party back in July.

WikiLeaks warns Jack Dorsey that “We will start a rival Micro-blogging service like Twitter”

It is reported that Wikileaks collection of documents comprises of virus and spam along with the sensitive collection of the people. The information was first published earlier year by the foreign ministry of Saudi Arabia. This includes medical files of 124 people which include mentally ill patients, refugees and children.  More than 500 passports, employment files and academic records were uncovered by transparency activist Paul Dietrich, after conducting a partial scan of the Saudi cables.

In two different cases, the organisation also named teenage rape victims. It also published the name of a Saudi citizen who had been arrested for being gay which is a punishable offence under Saudi law. Other files have also been posted on Saudi marriages, divorces, personal debt histories, and custody battles contained information on people who married women with sexually transmitted diseases and other sensitive data.

WikiLeaks releases more than 1200 archived emails of Hillary Clinton

 “We have a harm minimization policy. There are legitimate secrets. Your records with your doctor, that’s a legitimate secret.” Said, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange back in 2010. AP is not taking an initiative to identify the leak affected people, though it contacted 23 citizens who were in Saudi Arabia. Where some were unknown or not bothered about the exposure, while other were mortified. “This is a disaster, What if my brothers, neighbours, people I know or even don’t know have seen it? What is the use of publishing my story?” says, a Saudi woman to AP.

WikiLeaks warns Jack Dorsey that “We will start a rival Micro-blogging service like Twitter”

WikiLeaks warns Jack Dorsey on starting rival Micro-blogging like twitter

After the exchange of words between the WikiLeaks and the Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, WikiLeaks says “We will start a rival service if this keeps up because WikiLeaks and our supporters are threatened by a space of feudal justice.”

The reactions to the Twitter’s permanent ban on the journalist Milo Yiannopoulos, one of the major grievances among the Twitter users who has been the ability of anonymous trolls to send abusive comments to other people. He is the Tech Editor at one of the famous news site Breitbart and also one of the most offensive users on the Twitter. WikiLeaks threatened Twitter to start its own Twitter because of the “cyber feudalism”.

Twitter Permanently Bans Its Conservative Writer Milo Yiannopoulos

After receiving many complaints and repeated suspensions, Twitter banned Milo Yiannopoulos after led an online troll against the star of Ghostbusters Leslie Jones, who promised to leave Twitter over her treatment and prompting a major outbreak on the social media.

Twitter reacted on this and said “People should be able to express diverse opinions and beliefs on Twitter. But no one deserves to be subjected to targeted abuse online, and our rules prohibit inciting or engaging in the targeted abuse or harassment of others,”

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account was hacked

The report from the Verge, WikiLeaks Twitter account got the ban which is an example for the “Cyber feudalism” saying that Twitter had banned the conservative gay libertarian (Milo Yiannopoulos) for speaking wrong way to the star of the Ghostbusters (Leslie Jones).

Dorsey replied to WikiLeaks: “We don’t ban people for expressing their thoughts. Targeted abuse and inciting abuse against people, however, that’s not allowed.”

WikiLeaks says to Jack that “@jack It is time @Twitter got out of the censorship/justice game. Let users create communal filter lists if need be.

WikiLeaks releases more than 1200 archived emails of Hillary Clinton

WikiLeaks Whistle Blows Hillary Clinton emails more than 1200

It seems that “The Privacy for safety is the loss of privacy.” The US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton privacy was whistle blows by a non-profit organization website “WikiLeaks.” The archived emails pertains information on Iraq war.

On this Monday, the WikiLeaks websites released on Twitter, a link to a search of 1258 archived emails which Hillary Clinton received or wrote about US engagement in Iraq while she is the head of State Department.

Political War Between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

The WikiLeaks published archived emails consisting of 30,322 from Clinton’s private email server where she used while serving Secretary of State.  The documents that cover privacy emails of the US presidential candidate from 30 June 2010 to 12 August 2014 in which Hillary Clinton sent 7570 of wholesome.

The FBI spent around three hours questioning Hillary about the email scandal, but elections are nearing, so the FBI is set to find reports on this issue. It’s been a week far that FBI questioning Bill Clinton who had talks with Attorney General Loretta Lynch who is responsible for investigating Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Julian Assange Claims Google’s Involvement in Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange warned that “the upcoming leaks that relates Hillary”. “We have accumulated a lot of material about Hillary Clinton. We could proceed to an indictment,” Assange told ITV.