Syrian Electronic Army

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Assad Backers Hack Microsoft Twitter... Again

Syrian Electronic Army tweets through 2 company accounts

(Newser) - Ten days ago, Syrian regime supporters the Syrian Electronic Army broke into Microsoft's Skype social media accounts; today, the group tweeted through both the Microsoft News and Xbox Support accounts, ZDNet and the Next Web report. "Don't use Microsoft emails(hotmail,outlook),They are monitoring your accounts and... More »

Hackers Hit Obama on Facebook, Twitter

Syrian Electronic Army takes responsibility for graphic video

(Newser) - Fans of President Obama's Twitter and Facebook accounts were no doubt surprised today when they clicked on links that took them to a graphic video depicting Syria's civil war. The Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-Assad group, took responsibility for the hack and told Mashable it had broken into... More »

'Syrian' Hackers Strike Again: Deface Marine Corps Site

Call Obama 'traitor'; implore Marines to 'refuse orders'

(Newser) - Fresh from taking down the New York Times website last week, the pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army has apparently hit another target: the US Marine Corps. The Marines' recruiting website,, was attacked earlier today, replaced with a page calling Obama a "traitor" and arguing that the Syrian government... More »

'Syrian' Hackers Force NYT to Use Alternate Website

Group says it's loyal to Bashar al-Assad

(Newser) - A group of hackers that claims loyalty to Syria's Bashar al-Assad seems to have hacked the New York Times, reports PCMag . The newspaper's website went down completely this afternoon, and a Times VP says a "malicious external attack" is likely to blame. Some visitors are seeing a... More »

Syrian Group Hacks Washington Post Website

The Syrian Electronic Army may be sending political message

(Newser) - Hackers who support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hacked into the Washington Post today, redirecting its readers to the hackers' website, PC Mag reports. The Post and the Syrian Electronic Army disagreed about how the group accessed the site, but regardless it's up and running now. The upshot: After hacking... More »

'Syrian Electronic Army' Hacks NPR

Group said to back Assad

(Newser) - Several NPR sites and Twitter feeds were hacked last night; visitors saw a message saying "Syrian Electronic Army Was Here," the Two-Way blog reports. "We will not say why we attacked @NPR ... They know the reason and that enough #SEA #Syria," read a tweet from the... More »

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