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bashar al-assad

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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 August 27, 2013

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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

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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 August 11, 2013

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Syrian Electronic Army hijacks Thomson Reuters' Twitter feed

Pro-Assad hacking group apparently commandeers the financial information firm's Twitter account, sending out illustrations backing the Syrian president.

By July 29, 2013

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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

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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 March 21, 2013

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Anonymous declares war on Syrian government Web sites

Online hacktivist group blames Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the Internet blackout blanketing the country and vows retaliation.

By November 29, 2012

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War-torn Syria sees restoration of Net after two-day outage

The Internet is back online in most of the country after an outage some say was orchestrated by the government to disrupt opposition forces.

By December 1, 2012

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Reuters hacked, phony Syria stories posted

Bogus posts reported on setbacks suffered by rebel Free Syrian Army fighting Assad regime.

By August 3, 2012

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WikiLeaks starts publishing two million 'Syria Files' emails

The whistle-blowing group is to publish more than two million emails that will "embarrass" Syria, but also Western nations that are dealing with the oppressive Assad regime.

By July 5, 2012