leaked documents

Australia

Australia just sold its state secrets to a secondhand shop

Whoever was responsible “must be found and sacked.”
Tim Hume
1.31.18
leakers

Alleged whistleblower arrested for leaking top secret information to media

Carter Sherman
6.6.17
News

Here’s a List of Unknown Software Bugs a Hacking Contractor Claimed to Have

As governments require more hacking powers, shady companies will sell them the necessary tools.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.13.16
Hacking

This Leaked Catalog Offers ‘Weaponized Information’ That Can Flood the Web

For €2,500 a day, governments could buy large scale astroturf campaigns, and for €1 million, services to create false criminal charges.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.2.16
News

Ecuador Briefly Censored Google and YouTube, Leaked Document Shows

A leaked document proves that the Ecuadorian government has been likely doing more online censorship than previously reported.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.14.16
short circuit

Why Comcast's Data Caps Aren't About 'Fairness'

How is charging everyone more money the only way to make things fair?
Kaleigh Rogers
11.6.15
News

​Ashley Madison Founder Apparently Co-Wrote a 100-Page Movie Script

It's called "In Bed with Ashley Madison," and it's actually pretty funny.
Joseph Cox & Motherboard Staff
8.24.15
News

The Benefits of Lowered Expectations

Leaked documents made it appear the Australian government cares about asylum seeker health.
Girard Dorney
7.27.15
middle east

Saudi Arabia Warns Citizens Not to Read Diplomatic Cables Released by WikiLeaks

The leak of 60,000 cables has already caused headaches for the Saudi government, and WikiLeaks says it plans to release up to half a million more.
Gillian Mohney
6.21.15