internet blackout

Internet services shut down in Syria

Internet services in Syria have been off since early Wednesday, which appears to be a second blackout in a week, reported Al-Jazeera and a pro-opposition activist website.

May 16, 2013, 00:00 AM IST

Internet blackout in Syria after Assad`s comment on Israel

Shortly after President Bashar Assad declared he was capable of facing Israel, Syria "vanished" from the internet.

May 08, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

Anonymous calls for Internet blackout on April 22

Anonymous has called for an Internet protest on Monday, April 22, to protest Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.

Apr 21, 2013, 14:29 PM IST

Syria crisis: Internet, telephone services resume in Damascus

After a two day internet and telephone blackout, areas around Damascus made a communication comeback, whereas violence continues on Saturday.

Dec 01, 2012, 23:38 PM IST

300,000 computers with deadly virus to lose internet today

Around 300,000 internet users across the world may lose their internet connections today if their computers have been infected with the deadly "Alureon/DNS Changer bot" virus.

Jul 09, 2012, 08:48 AM IST

Thousands of PCs may lose Internet access today

DNSChanger is a malware computer programme that redirects Internet traffic to fake websites.

Jul 08, 2012, 18:50 PM IST

Thousands of PCs may lose Internet access tomorrow

Thousands of computers in India, which are hit by a malicious virus DNSChanger, may lose Internet access from Monday, according to Web security firm McAfee.

Jul 08, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

Web Alert: Google warns of internet blackout

Search giant Google has issued a warning to its millions of users that they could lose the ability to connect to the internet in July due to a computer virus.

May 29, 2012, 09:26 AM IST