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Syrian dissidents besieged by malware attacks

Under the guise of protecting users' computers from cyberattacks, AntiHacker instead infects computers with spyware. And its main target: Syrian activists.

By Aug. 15, 2012

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Iranian and Syrian dissidents targeted by spyware

A proxy tool used by people in Iran and Syria to bypass local censorship controls seems to be the victim of a new strain of spyware.

By May. 30, 2012

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Dissident Yahoo investor lays more groundwork for proxy fight

Hedge fund Third Point, which owns almost 6 percent of Yahoo, complains the company has ignored its concerns and asks shareholders to vote for its outsider board candidates.

By Mar. 22, 2012

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Vietnamese dissidents targeted by botnet attacks

Google and McAfee say they have found evidence of a botnet targeting opponents of a Vietnamese mining project that was created through the use of malware.

By Mar. 31, 2010

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Microsoft's dissident-directors slate taking shape

TechCrunch rolls out a few more names for folks to chew on should the software giant enter into a proxy fight with Yahoo.

By Apr. 29, 2008

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Yahoo and MSN briefly help find Tibetan dissidents

Yahoo China and MSN China both briefly posted a "most wanted" list with photos of people Chinese authorities are trying to track down surrounding the recent events in Tibet, a French TV website reports.

By Mar. 21, 2008

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Yahoo sued by Chinese dissidents again

Men sue Yahoo alleging that cooperation with China government led to imprisonment for one, financial losses for others.

By Feb. 27, 2008

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By May. 19, 2014

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Flash update fixes bug unrelated to IE zero-day flaw

Adobe and Microsoft patch a critical zero-day security flaw in Adobe's Flash Player that is actively being used to target Windows users, but the bug is different from an unpatched hole in Internet Explorer.

By Apr. 28, 2014