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mideast

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Freaked out by Mideast militarization of social media? Don't be

commentary While the bullets and bombs are flying, a second war is being fought -- on social media. If you're surprised, you haven't been paying attention.

By November 16, 2012

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A who's who of Mideast-targeted malware

What do Stuxnet, Duqu, Gauss, Mahdi, Flame, Wiper, and Shamoon have in common?

By August 31, 2012

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Behind the 'Flame' malware spying on Mideast computers (FAQ)

With possible ties to malware targeting Iran, the Flame spying software is seen as the latest cyber espionage attempt from a nation state.

By June 4, 2012

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Flame malware grills Mideast computers

week in review Massive virus targets systems in Iran, Windows 8 inches closer to launch. Also: A peek at iPhone 5?

By June 1, 2012

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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Israel to hire pro-government tweeters and Facebookers

The Israeli government puts out a national call for university students to come work for its new social media project, which aims to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment.

By August 14, 2013

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Israeli military to restrict soldiers' Facebook accounts

Concerned with enemies infiltrating soldier's social media accounts, the Israel Defense Forces puts the kibosh on social networking for classified and sensitive units.

By June 5, 2013

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U.S. retreats after Egypt Twitter flap

A retweet by someone in America's Cairo embassy pointing to a "Daily Show" episode becomes a new source of friction in U.S.-Egyptian relations.

By April 3, 2013

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China cyberspies highlighted by Schmidt book, Post report

After New York Times, Wall Street Journal report suspected Chinese hacks on their systems, The Washington Post says its computers were hit too. Also: Eric Schmidt weighs in on China threat in new book.

By February 2, 2013

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Chinese hackers said to wage cyberwar on The New York Times

Unusual activity was seen in the paper's computer systems during a probe on China's prime minister. The Times then discovered that the corporate passwords for every employee had been stolen.

By January 30, 2013