30 Results for

Assad

Article

Taking on Syria, Anonymous breaks into Assad's server

Massive e-mail dump reveals media planning in advance of Syrian president's memorable interview with Barbara Walters in December.

By February 8, 2012

Article

Israel Army's Twitter account hacked, posts 'incorrect' tweets

As the ground battle between Israelis and Palestinians intensifies, it looks like a cyberwar might also be happening.

By July 3, 2014

Article

Syria's Internet goes dark for several hours

In a he-said she-said scenario, it's unclear who or what is responsible for the sustained blackout.

By March 20, 2014

Article

In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

Article

Microsoft employee e-mail also hit by Syrian Electronic Army

After some of the company's social-networking accounts were hacked, Microsoft says some of its e-mail accounts were also compromised.

By January 15, 2014

Article

Syrian Electronic Army hacks into Xbox Twitter accounts too

News spread that the hacking group got into the Microsoft News Twitter account, but apparently it also breached Xbox's Twitter and Instagram accounts.

By January 13, 2014

Article

Microsoft's Twitter account: Don't use our e-mail

In an apparent hacking of the Microsoft News Twitter account, a tweet emerges saying the company sells customer data to the government. The Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility.

By January 11, 2014

Article

New OS X Trojan found and blocked by Apple's XProtect

A new command-and-control Trojan for OS X appears to be associated with the Syrian Electronic Army.

By September 22, 2013

Article

Melbourne IT tells how hacker launched NY Times cyberattack

The newspaper's domain name registrar says that someone took over a reseller account on Melbourne IT's systems to take down the Web site of The New York Times.

By August 27, 2013

Article

Syrian Electronic Army implicated in Twitter, New York Times attacks

The hacker group gets administrator privileges for Twitter's domain name record and also appears involved in a New York Times' Web site outage.

By August 27, 2013