Computer spyware is newest weapon in Syrian conflict

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Discussion:  In Syria, regime supporters have released computer viruses that are designed to rob information from targeted users and send it to a government-owned server.  The information collected, such as user names, locations, and contact info, is then used by the regime to help fight protestors and activists in the country.  This information is collected… Read more »