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In late 2012, as fighting intensified around Damascus, all internet services in and out of Syria suddenly shut down.
At the time everyone imagined it was the Syrian regime who were responsible. But Edward Snowden says it was actually the NSA.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
The newly-discovered Mac backdoor Trojan horse named "Leverage" has a Syrian twist, and could have been used in targeted attacks.
Malicious hackers have spammed out an attack designed to infect computers, disguised as a breaking news story about the United States bombing Syria.
Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army have once again claimed a high profile scalp, compromising the blogs at British TV station Channel 4.
It looks like internet access into and out of Syria has been shut down, cutting the country off from the rest of the internet.
The official Twitter account used by the BBC's weather team has been hijacked by Syrian hackers.
Fortunately, they don't seem to be using it to spread malicious links - but are instead trying to spread political messages about Syria instead.
With Syria in crisis after the authorities cracked down with deadly force against anti-government protests, visitors to the Syrian military department's website have been greeted with the Anonymous logo and images of dead protesters.
Read more in my article at Naked Security.