Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said.
A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested by British Police After Being Evicted from Ecuador's Embassy in London
Ecuador handed Julian Assange over to British authorities Thursday, ending a standoff that left the controversial WikiLeaks founder holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London for nearly seven years.
British police stationed armed officers outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Friday after tweets from WikiLeaks quoted what it said were high-level sources saying that Julian Assange could be kicked out of the building within "hours to days."
Wikileaks has released documents that it claims offer details of how Moscow uses state surveillance to spy on Internet and cellphone users.
WikiLeaks' latest disclosure of CIA cyber-tools reveals a technique used by the agency to hide its digital tracks, potentially blowing the cover on current and past hacking operations aimed at gathering intelligence on terrorists and other foreign targets.
Televisions, smartphones and even anti-virus software are all vulnerable to CIA hacking, according to WikiLeaks documents.
The nation's top intelligence official is set to be quizzed on a declassified report that fingered the Kremlin in hacking during the presidential campaign, just one day after the U.S. sanctioned five Russians.
Senior U.S. officials awaited questions at a Senate hearing expected to be dominated by the assessment from intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the presidential election to help Donald Trump win.
The tempest over whether Russian state hackers were behind the WikiLeaks release of Democratic Party emails is really a battle for the narrative of the 2016 Presidential election.