Egypt

Fake Twitter rumours spread of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s death

Hosni Mubarak, the disgraced former president of Egypt, may be seriously ill in jail, but – at the time of writing – he isn’t dead.

Egypt versus the internet – Anonymous hackers launch DDoS attack

Hackers are bombarding official websites in Egypt with a DDoS attack, hot on the heels of similarly politically-motivated attacks against websites belonging to the governments of Tunisia and Zimbabwe.