Category Archives: Syria

The Syrian Regime’s Survival Strategy: Shut Down the Web

Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my follow up on the Syrian cyberwar. When the Internet went dark in Syria last month, it halted more than just the opposition’s Facebook campaigns and YouTube videos of atrocities committed by government forces. It … Continue reading

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The Hackers of Damascus

My story on the cyberwar in Syria is the cover story of this week’s Bloomberg Businessweek. Taymour Karim didn’t crack under interrogation. His Syrian captors beat him with their fists, with their boots, with sticks, with chains, with the butts … Continue reading

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