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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government is looking into how hundreds of secret documents were left inside two large cabinets that were sold. He's seen here with members of his Cabinet after they were sworn in in 2016. Rob Griffith/AP hide caption

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The Washington Post and other media organizations have launched webpages outlining ways you can leak information to them confidentially. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Media Are Using Encryption Tools To Collect Anonymous Tips

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President Trump, speaking at the White House on Wednesday, criticized the leaks surrounding his departed national security adviser, Michael Flynn. On the campaign trail, Trump encouraged leaks against his rival Hillary Clinton and said they were inevitable. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Attorneys for former Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Marine Gen. James Cartwright say it is "preposterous" to say he betrayed the United States. Here, Cartwright is seen during an announcement by President Obama, along with, from left, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Vice President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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