Fox News, PC World, and Forbes all report that Anonymous, the hacker group, has released emails from Balboa Insurance. Bank of America acquired Balboa as part of its Countrywide acquisition. Anonymous claims the emails prove that Balboa purposefully altered documents so that the information did not match the bank’s loan information. Altering this information would…

According to USA Today, Bank of America (BofA) denies that it ever saw the presentation prepared by three data intelligence firms. If BofA’s statement is correct, then that means that the three security firms and possibly the law firm Hunton & Williams were responsible for the preparation of the presentation. The NYT reports that BofA…

Reuters is reporting that sources close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange state that Assange has said privately that he is unsure if the banking documents contain any damaging information. The Tech Herald and Security Magazine report on a presentation given to Bank of America by Palantir Technologies, Berico Technologies and HBGary regarding options to counter…

An interview of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by Steve Kroft from CBS’s 60 Minutes news magazine aired last night. The interview and an extended “Overtime” are available at the link above. Assange discussed himself, how WikiLeaks was similar to a press operation, and the possibility that WikiLeaks has Bank of America data. MSNBC reports that…

Bloomberg is reporting that WikiLeaks may have used music- and photo-sharing networks to obtain and publish classified documents. “WikiLeaks, which has said it doesn’t know who provides it with information, may seek out secret data itself, using so-called “peer-to-peer” networks” according to Tiversa Inc. Tiversa estimates that as much as half of the postings by…

The Guardian reports that WikiLeaks has caused little real and lasting damage to American diplomacy, senior state department officials have concluded. There is similar coverage at Salon.com. The NYT reports on the possible tax consequences for the individuals whose data was given to WikiLeaks by ex-Swiss banker Rudolph Elmer. Bloomberg reports on the begining of…