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al-qaeda

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Hacking for freedom: U.S. hacks al-Qaeda sites in Yemen

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says cyber hacking team replaces anti-American propaganda on site in a 48-hour period.

By May 24, 2012

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Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

By April 14, 2014

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Bin Laden's death and the Web response (roundup)

News that U.S. special forces had killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden traveled fast via Twitter and other Web outlets.

By May 13, 2011

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Bomb-making tips, hit list behind Blogetery closure

An FBI investigation uncovered links to al-Qaeda materials on Blogetery's servers, but the feds didn't order Burst.net to shut it down.

By July 19, 2010

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Reports: Hadron Collider physicist arrested on terrorism charges

A 32-year-old nuclear physicist, one of the 7,000 people working on the Large Hadron Collider, is arrested on suspicion of advising al-Qaeda.

By October 10, 2009

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Can terrorists use the Net to avoid wiretaps?

Can members of Al Qaeda use voice over Internet technology (VoIP) to avoid wiretaps?

By January 16, 2008

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Hackers send bogus tweets from '60 Minutes' account

CBS News confirms that the Twitter feeds for "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours" were hacked. Phony tweets accused the U.S. of aiding terrorists.

By April 20, 2013

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NSA spied on Al Jazeera internal communications, report says

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.

By August 31, 2013

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Judge: NSA phone surveillance is legal and a 'vital tool'

The government gets a victory in a case brought by the ACLU, which charged that the spy agency was violating Americans' First and Fourth Amendment rights.

By December 27, 2013

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Hackers shut down Al Qaeda Net communications

Unknown hackers manage to temporarily knock Al Qaeda's communications offline in 'well coordinated' attack, NBC News reports.

By June 29, 2011