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Syria's war moves to electronic battlefield

Hackers linked to Bashar al-Assad government responsible for several cyber-attacks in recent weeks, UK-based firms says.

Last Modified: 07 Aug 2013 12:59
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Millions of people across the world may have had their personal details stolen by a group of internet hackers linked to Bashar al-Assad's government in Syria.

An internet security company based in London has discovered that the Syrian Electronic Army, previously known for targeting media websites, was responsible for a spate of attacks in recent weeks.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from London.

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