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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 Feb. 8, 2012

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'Syrian Electronic Army' hacks a BBC Twitter account

A hacker group sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar Assad claims credit for posting unusual messages on the BBC weather service Twitter feed.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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NBC News zooms in on phone video streaming service

The news outlet buys Stringwire, a move that will allow it to collect user-generated video content from cell phones around the world.

By Aug. 11, 2013

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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 Jan. 11, 2014

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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 Mar. 20, 2014

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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 Aug. 27, 2013

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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 Jan. 15, 2014

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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 Jan. 13, 2014

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Anonymous takes over Syrian government site

Hacktivists claim to have replaced Ministry of Defense site with a message to citizens and the military that has cracked down violently on a political uprising.

By Aug. 8, 2011

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Onion's Twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Apparently, the tweets sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar Assad aren't a laughing matter -- the parody news site's feed is the latest to be vandalized in ongoing attacks against news outlets.

By May. 6, 2013