US officials certainly don't like that he published top-secret documents, but they say that legally, he hasn't committed a crime - at least, not that they've determined so far. They've refrained from formally closing the grand jury investigation, though, so maybe they're holding out hope.
Operation Payback was first launched in support of file-sharing sites but evolved to back WikiLeaks and to retaliate against the companies that shut down processing of the site's financial support. All participants had to do was to click a link, download the tool, and launch an attack...
US whistleblower-friendly site Cryptome recently suffered a short outage, after it was booted offline by its ISP and then let back.
Paul Ducklin looks for security lessons in the story...
What happened to LastPass that it needed a patch? How do Philips wireless lights handle security? What will become of Bradley Manning? And what has Wikileaks been up to lately?
Take a look at 60 Second Security and find out!
Last week Wikileaks released an enormous collection of mysterious 'insurance' data on to the web. The data was released in 3 sizeable torrent files alongside a message asking the people of earth to mirror the data far and wide. But what's in the files?
Bradley Manning was found guilty on multiple charges of espionage, theft, computer fraud, violating a lawful general regulation and one charge of wanton publication of intelligence on the internet but not of aiding the enemy. He's now facing a lifetime behind bars. Let us know what you think about it in our poll.
Controversial Wikileaks pinup Julian Assange has been arrested after slipping out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London to seek medical treatment at a nearby clinic.
Or has he?
WikiLeaks says it is the victim of a massive DDoS. Is it because it leaked TrapWire's surveillance system that makes use of real-time facial profiling to search databases of red-flagged individuals?
The fourth pretrial hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manningday put the spotlight on more than 100,000 sensitive documents and conversation logs between Manning and a former hacker. This case raises the question of how organisations can contain the considerable risk presented by rogue employees?
WikiLeaks has indefinitely delayed the release of a new system for whistleblowers to remain anonymous while submitting tips, according to reports.
The Feds have obtained access to WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum's email accounts with the help of a law that lets them go after email and cellphones without a search warrant.
Lots of readers said they'd like to see our 'news-with-a-conscience' videos more than once a month.
So here you go. 60 Second Security, once every two weeks.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has her personal phone number released onto the web, via WikiLeaks diplomatic cables.
Even regal grandmothers can find they have been exposed by WikiLeaks.
The cone of silence over WikiLeaks' thousands of sources - many of whose lives are at risk if identified - has been shattered, all thanks to the most mundane, all-too-human security screwup imaginable.
To wit: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange wrote down the password on a piece of paper.
WikiLeaks cables show Apple's strategy for cracking down on counterfeit Apple products (and stores!) included hiring anti-counterfeit specialists who previously spent their time finding fake Viagra.
It appears that the experts in data leakage have accidentally lost some of their own data. Uncensored copies of the stolen diplomatic cables WikiLeaks was trusted with have been accidentally disclosed.
Computer crime authorities will be hoping that they have struck a significant blow against the Anonymous and LulzSec hacking groups, following a series of raids and arrests on both sides of the Atlantic.
MasterCard's website was knocked offline following what appears to be a WikiLeaks-inspired internet attack by hacktivists against it.
Once again, a denial-of-service attack is a hactivist's best friend - but don't forget they're illegal.