The following is an excerpt from Foxnews.com | October 18, 2016 |
Cutting the Internet cord on Julian Assange has not silenced the WikiLeaks mastermind, who likely has multiple backup systems in place to ensure his reign of terror on the politically powerful continues long after he loses web access.
Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for five years, but Wikileaks managed on Tuesday to unleash yet another massive dump of emails hacked from key Hillary Clinton aide John Podesta. Those disclosures came a day after his international hacktivist group said their leader's access to the cyber world was severed by the South Ameerican government.
Experts contacted by FoxNews.com suggest that there may be a variety of ways WikiLeaks could continue to release documents even with Assange's Internet access gone, from forms of communication that don’t involve the Internet to a dead-man’s switch.
“The simplest explanation is that the rest of WikiLeaks has access to unreleased documents, online accounts, and servers, and a protocol to operate if they cannot communicate with Assange,” Shuman Ghosemajumder, the CTO at Shape Security, told FoxNews.com in an email.
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