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Anonymous, loose-knit group of 'hacktivists'

Anonymous, which briefly knocked the FBI and Justice Department websites offline in retaliation for the US shutdown of file-sharing site Megaupload, is a shadowy group of international hackers with no central hierarchy.

WikiLeaks says published all US cables on Internet

Anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks said on Friday it had published its full cache of more than 250,000 US diplomatic cables, which could be accessed through an Internet link without a password.

US tries to contain damage from leaked documents (Update 2)

(AP) -- The release of more than 250,000 classified State Department documents forced the Obama administration into damage control, trying to contain fallout from unflattering assessments of world leaders and revelations ...

WikiLeaks founder 'free to leave Sweden'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is free to leave Sweden, after prosecutors said there was no arrest warrant against him for an alleged case of rape, one of his lawyers said Saturday.

Exposed: Uncensored WikiLeaks cables posted to Web

Uncensored copies of WikiLeaks' massive tome of U.S. State Department cables circulated freely Thursday across the Internet, leaving a whole new batch of U.S. sources vulnerable to embarrassment and potential retribution.

Plugging the WikiLeak: What can the government do?

(AP) -- An online whistle-blower's threat to release more classified Pentagon and State Department documents is raising difficult questions of what the government can or would do, legally, technically or even militarily ...

IAEA warned Japan over nuclear quake risk: WikiLeaks

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) warned Japan two years ago that a strong earthquake could pose a "serious problem" for its nuclear power stations, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported.

FBI in hunt for pro-WikiLeaks hackers: report

The FBI has joined the hunt for hackers who took down websites like PayPal, after they stopped processing payments to whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, US media reports said Friday.

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