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Everything We Know About the Syrian Hackers Who Hijacked AP’s Twitter to Stage White House Bomb Hoax

Today the FBI unsealed documents charging three hackers of the Syrian Electronic Army with everything from extortion to hacking a US Marines website. Remember when the Associated Press Twitter account got hacked in 2013 and said that the White House had been bombed, injuring the President? It sent the stock market into a nosedive. And these are the guys who allegedly did it. Read More >>

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Microsoft’s Having a Rough Time Thanks to the Syrian Electronic Army

Yesterday, Microsoft's official blog, Xbox Support and @MSFTnews Twitter account were hacked, the latter sending out anti-Microsoft messages which have since been deleted. The Syrian Electronic Army is taking credit for the attack, but Microsoft says the situation is under control and no customer data was compromised. The first hacked tweets went out early yesterday afternoon and were quickly removed. Read More >>

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The Syrian Electronic Army Says It’s Hacked Obama’s Twitter Account

In just latest of many head-turning exploits, the Syrian Electronic Army now says it's broken into Barack Obama's Twitter account and website. Indeed, the hacker organisation showed images of the website's backend and Obama campaign email accounts. Read More >>

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SEA Hacks Continue With Takeover of NYT, Twitter Registrar Homepage

Melbourne IT, an Australian domain name registration, just got hijacked, apparently by the very busy Syrian Electronic Army. This shouldn't be a surprise since it's the same company that was implicated in Tuesday's New York Times and Twitter hacks. Read More >>

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Syrian Electronic Army Bigs Itself Up Over CNN, Time and Washington Post Semi-Hack

The good old Syrian Electronic Army is back in town, with a new "hack" supposedly compromising the sites of Time, CNN and the Washington Post. All it really did was fish for logins and redirect an advertising plugin, but still. It's quite proud of the job. Read More >>

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The Syrian Electronic Army Just Hacked Another Big Twitter Account

Even with Twitter adding two-factor authentication, the Thomson Reuters' Twitter account @thomsonreuters has been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. If you remember, the Syrian Electronic Army has been responsible for hacking the Twitter accounts of all sorts of companies and even Sky. Read More >>

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Sky’s Android Apps Pulled Amid “Hack” Confusion

All of BSkyB's Android apps are currently missing from Google's Play Store today, after the password-guessing warriors of the Syrian Electronic Army claimed to have hacked them over the weekend. The truth's not quite so exciting, though. Read More >>

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Sky’s Apps Have Been Hacked and Are Off Google Play

The British Sky Broadcasting Group has removed its Android apps (Sky News, Sky Go, Sky+ and Sky Wi-Fi) from Google Play because of concerns that the Syrian Electronic Army has hacked the apps. Hackers posing as Sky even advised users to delete the apps on Twitter. Read More >>