Under the guise of protecting users' computers from cyberattacks, AntiHacker instead infects computers with spyware. And its main target: Syrian activists.
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.
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.
Men sue Yahoo alleging that cooperation with China government led to imprisonment for one, financial losses for others.
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.
In a move that appears designed to limit anonymous free speech, the government orders all people to use their real names when uploading videos to the Internet.
A handful of profiles and pages on the social network, which have been gathering places for Syrians to discuss their country's civil war, have mysteriously disappeared.
As the Middle Eastern country is in the midst of a popular uprising, six people are sentenced to a year in prison for allegedly posting offensive tweets about King Hamad.
In an expected move from the iOS gatekeepers, iPhone users won't get a chance to play the game which puts a satirical twist on North Korean propaganda due to its "excessively objectionable content."
An outage at 10:26 a.m. UTC, or 5:26 a.m. ET, shut down all Syrian access to the Web. Phone lines also appear to be down, and airlines are canceling flights.