Dell products shipped to Syrian warzone

Hardware maker Dell Inc has been left red faced after former Apple fanboy Syrian president Bashar al-Assad managed to buy shedloads of his gear, despite a UN embargo.

Syrian tweet crashes stock exchange

Hacker fanboys of the Syrian strongman Bashar Hafez al-Assad managed to cause more damage to the US stock exchange than sticking a bomb in a pressure cooker.

Syria shutters internet as conflict intensifies

The internet is down in Syria, and mobile phone service has been disrupted,  as rebels continue to clash with government forces.

Pro-Assad hackers hijack al-Jazeera service

Hackers supporting the Syrian government have hacked the mobile service of the al-Jazeera news network.

Oil company back up after hacktivist virus attack

One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Aramco, has confirmed that it was hit by a major cyber-attack earlier this month, but says it's now fixed the 30,000 affected workstations.

Reuters hacked by pro-Assad activists

Reuters has been hacked, twice, by Syrian pro-government activists.

WikiLeaks publishes hacked Syrian data

WikiLeaks has begun publishing millions of documents linked to the Assad regime in Syria - which is currently engaged in an conflict against civilian protestors and armed combatants.

Anonymous talks Haditha, raids Syrian servers

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have posted an e-mail archive related to the deaths of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians during a 2005 US raid in the Iraqi town of Haditha.

U.S. operatives smuggle satellite phones into Syria

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are smuggling thousands of satellite phones into Syria.

Google Earth reveals Syrian missile base

A number of (relatively) recent satellite photos displayed on Google Earth indicate that the Syrian army has constructed a Scud missile base near Damascus.