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US Army website hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

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A US Army website has reportedly been hacked by activists claiming to support the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Access to the official webpage of the US forces was temporarily denied and pop ups appeared exhorting the US Government to refrain from training Syrian rebel militia. Responsibility has been… Read more »

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Washington Post mobile site hacked by pro-Syrian group

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Hackers sympathetic to the Syrian government have hacked into the mobile site for the Washington Post newspaper. It is unclear as to the precise identity of the perpetrators although they are known collectively as Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian Electronic Army. Media organisations have been a popular target for this group, which… Read more »

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SEA hack Forbes stealing 1m passwords

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The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has sparked concern by orchestrating yet another hack attack –  this time attacking the account records of more than a million Forbes readers and contributors. A total of 1,071,963 users were affected when the database that held their email addresses and correlating passwords was exposed… Read more »

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