Wikileaks closes down.. for now

Graham Cluley
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Wikileaks, the site which (amongst other scoops) released details of the BNP’s membership list, exposed Sarah Palin’s private emails, and the secret works of Scientology has announced that it is suspending operations.. for now at least.

According to a statement on the Wikileaks website, the whistle-blowing website has closed temporarily due to a lack of funding:

Wikileaks suspends operations

I would advise potential donators to think carefully before contributing. Last year, Wikileaks’ secret donor list was itself accidentally exposed in a blunder that must have caused many red faces.

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Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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