In 2021, a man from Texas was arrested for plotting to blow up the internet.
a Chinese man known as Liu worried that someone would upload footage of him dancing to the web.
For sixteen months, starting in March 2018, Chad faced the longest social media blackout in African history.
The web is rife with hackers and malware, but few caused as much damage as the Mirai botnet.
The Houthis are known to use the internet as a weapon, plunging the country into a web blackout.
in Myanmar the internet is a key battlefield. When the military junta seized power in February 2021, they were keen to suppress online dissent.
In 1988, Cornell graduate student Robert Tappan Morris was working on a way to measure the size of the internet.
Three scuba divers were arrested off the port of Alexandria after attempting to slice through an undersea internet cable and bring down the Egyptian web.
The blackouts began around the time that the government introduced a contentious citizenship law in 2019.
In 2002, the internet was struck by what technology experts at the time called “the largest and most complex DDoS attack ever.”