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CBS Twitter Account Compromised By Syrian Hackers
2013-04-22 11:12:36

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yet another company with a large public presence saw their Twitter accounts hacked last week. Whereas other hackers have used company Twitter accounts to post homophobic or racist statements, these hackers made comments about the US and their involvement with Al-Qaeda. The so-called Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has claimed responsibility for these digital takeovers as the Twitter accounts for CBS´s “60...

2012-07-09 17:25:40

Arizona State University communications study shows 'Verse of the Sword' is practically absent in propaganda A common belief in the West is that al Qaeda wishes to impose Islam everywhere. This might be a pipe dream for the group, but a new study of their use of religious texts suggests that Islamists' goals are much more modest. Researchers with Arizona State University's Center for Strategic Communication (CSC) analyzed more than 2,000 items of propaganda from al Qaeda and related...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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