War is in cyberspace as much as it is in real space. Since mid-last week Israeli sites have been probed over 44 million times. Typically Israel is subject to a few hundred attempts per day. In air conditioned bunkers filled with servers hackers chase each other back and forth through code and over social media. [...]
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Guerrilla warfare in the inbox. (From The Guardian) “Activists say they were able to monitor the inboxes of Assad and his wife in real time for several months. In several cases they claim to have used information to warn colleagues in Damascus of imminent regime moves against them. The access continued until 7 February, when [...]
The European Union (EU) has cracked down on the sale of surveillance technology to Syria that would enable the Syrian government to intercept text messages and peruse e-mail content of any of its citizens. Syria has been in the grips of severe crisis since mid-2011 after President Bashar al-Assad launched a bloody crackdown in response [...]
Emails from Assad’s spinmeister have been exposed by Anonymous for the world to see. All in all pretty good advice to the dictator in PR terms. So what if people are dying in the streets. This is how to talk to Americans. (From Harretz.com) She advised: “It is hugely important and worth mentioning that ‘mistakes’ [...]