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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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Israel Army's Twitter account hacked, posts 'incorrect' tweets

As the ground battle between Israelis and Palestinians intensifies, it looks like a cyberwar might also be happening.

By July 3, 2014

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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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Syrian activists' Facebook pages said to be shuttered

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.

By May 22, 2013

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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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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 August 15, 2012

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Comodo hacker says he's protesting U.S. policy

The person (or persons) involved with high-profile intrusion into Comodo's network says he's a 21-year-old cryptographer protesting U.S. foreign policy.

By April 4, 2011