The network's short messaging service was compromised and used to send false news reports, including a report that Qatar's prime minister had been assassinated.
The NSA was able to access and read the Arab news broadcaster's communications with "notable success," according to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden seen by Der Spiegel.
Leaked cable suggests Wadah Khanfar had, under pressure from the U.S., modified the network's coverage of the Iraq war. But for now, the link between WikiLeaks and the resignation remains speculative.
Roku has announced a new firmware update that allows for playback of digital media off the USB port, as well as adding Al Jazeera English as a Newscaster channel.
Following the closure of its Cairo office by the Egyptian government, Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera is asking those in Egypt to use social media to get the word out about the country's ongoing protest movement.
Al Jazeera streams Egypt protests while people turn to old-fashioned landlines, faxes and ham radio to get information in and out of the country.
A hacker group sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar Assad claims credit for posting unusual messages on the BBC weather service Twitter feed.
Freedom of Information Act request reveals notes between then-NSA head and Google bigwigs. But don't expect a smoking gun.
CBS News confirms that the Twitter feeds for "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours" were hacked. Phony tweets accused the U.S. of aiding terrorists.
As the Middle Eastern country is in the midst of a popular uprising, six people are sentenced to a year in prison for allegedly posting offensive tweets about King Hamad.