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.
As the ground battle between Israelis and Palestinians intensifies, it looks like a cyberwar might also be happening.
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.
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.
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.
Under the guise of protecting users' computers from cyberattacks, AntiHacker instead infects computers with spyware. And its main target: Syrian activists.
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.
The company still faces the threat of legal liabilities and orders to change its business practices.
Despite the celebratory claims from headquarters in Redmond, today's appellate court victory could end up largely symbolic.
Proponents and foes of the U.S. government's encryption policy go head to head at the RSA Data Security Conference, proving that an agreement over encryption policy is still a long way off.