a New indictment issued, the General Prosecutor’s office of the United States against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Finally, she was sent to the Federal Grand jury. In the new indictment document clarifies the extent of relationships with Assange hacker groups, said the American justice.
it pointed out that the new indictment contains no additional charges to the previous indictment of the 18 points that Assange was charged in may 2019, As reported on the website of the American Ministry of justice, clarified the indictment describes Assange connection with hacker groups LulzSec and Anonymous. According to the new version of the charges Assange and other WikiLeaks staff recruited and coordinated with the hacker attacks and break-ins of computer systems in the interests of the organization.
In 2010,, the message reads, Assange has gained unauthorized access to a government computer system of one of the NATO countries. In 2012, Assange is directly contacted with the leader of the hacker group LulzSec (which at that time cooperated with the FBI) and gave her a list of targets for hacking. He asked me to look for and provide WikiLeaks emails and documents of the database and PDF files including the materials, the CIA, the NSA, The New York Times. So, WikiLeaks received and published the emails of consulting companies working on exploration, these data provided a representative of Anonymous, LulzSec is associated with, indicates the Ministry of justice.
the indictment, filed in may 2019., it was alleged that Assange was complicit Chelsea manning, the former intelligence analyst in the U.S. army in the illegal receipt and disclosure of classified documents related to national defense. According to the prosecution, “there is reason to believe that these data have been used to the detriment of the United States or in another country”.
the documents were published on Wikileaks, Assange, and they contained the names of sources who provided information to the US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as diplomats of the US state Department worldwide, said in conclusion. Among these people — “the Afghans and the Iraqis, journalists, religious leaders, human rights activists, political dissidents of oppressive regimes,” said the prosecution. According to him, the actions of Assange “threatened serious damage to U.S. national security in the interests of their opponents and put the sources under a serious and imminent threat of serious physical harm and (or) detention”.
Since 2009, Assange and WikiLeaks actively sought secret information, the message reads. Manning at the same time, as an intelligence analyst, had access to the database, containing approximately 90,000 reports of “significant activitiesknitted with the war” in Iraq, the 400,000 similar reports about Afghanistan, 800 notes about the prisoners in Guantanamo and 250,000 state Department telegrams. She responded to the request of Assange and provided him with that access.
Assange is now in custody in Britain on an extradition request from the United States.