WikiLeaks supporters step up cyber war

LONDON (AFP)— A group of hackers vowed on Thursday to intensify a “war of data” against Mastercard, Visa and other groups which have cut funding to the WikiLeaks website over its release of US secrets. The group “Anonymous” has claimed credit for bringing down the websites of the two firms after they suspended payments to […]

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was refused bail by a British court on Tuesday after he was arrested over allegations of sex crimes in Sweden.

(Reuters) Assange, whose WikiLeaks website is at the center of a row over the release of secret U.S. diplomatic cables, was arrested under a European Arrest Warrant earlier on Tuesday after handing himself in to London police. Assange, who denies the allegations, was refused bail and faces a fresh hearing on December 14. He has […]