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bashar al-assad

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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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'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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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

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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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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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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 August 8, 2011

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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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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 (again) with fake story of Saudi minister's death

The international news source's Web site is the target of repeated hacks that post phony stories, which seem to have the similar theme of being pro-government forces in Syria.

By August 15, 2012

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Harvard Web site hacked with pro-Syria message

"Sophisticated" attack briefly defaces site with message accusing the U.S. of supporting a policy of killing in Syria.

By September 26, 2011