Wikileaks 'Vault 7' leak suspect named - but charged with harbouring images of child abuse

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Former CIA and NSA staffer Joshua Schulte cited as suspect in Vault 7 leak of US secret services' hacking tools to Wikileaks

A man suspected of being behind the Vault 7 leak of US security services' hacking tools has been named - but the suspect, Joshua Adam Schulte, has been charged instead with harbouring as many as 10...

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