After much speculation yesterday that the US had hacked him, WikiLeaks says Julian Assange's Internet connectivity was indeed cut, but by the Ecuadoran government. Assange is currently enjoying asylum in Ecuador's embassy in London; Ecuador was silent on connectivity issues but has said they will continue to extend Assange asylum.
Russia Today, a news outlet closely aligned with President Putin's government, has had some of its assets in the UK frozen.
Both WikiLeaks and Russia Today have been closely involved with, respectively, releasing and reporting on documents related to the campaign of US Presidential candidate Clinton. The US has blamed Russia's government for the hacks that compromised the files now being published, and has promised some unspecified form of retaliation. Retaliation is expected to "send a message" Russia's President cannot fail to misread; Russian spokesmen express both outrage at US intent and scorn for US capabilities.
The Shadow Brokers still haven't got any real bids on their auction of Equation Group tools. They tell anyone who may still believe this is a real auction that they've now had it—as the Register puts it, pay the Brokers ten Bitcoin "or the code gets it."
Retired US General Cartwright pleads guilty to lying to the FBI about discussions of Stuxnet with reporters. The New York Times expresses muted disapproval of the prosecution's First Amendment implications.
Reports claim classified material passed through then-Secretary of State Clinton's private email server. A State official is said to have sought retroactive declassification from the FBI.