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Syrian Electronic Army

Kim Bellware

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Another Major Media Site | Kim Bellware | Posted 05.14.2015 | Media

The mobile site for The Washington Post was hacked briefly on Thursday, and the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility. Users who attem...

French Newspaper Le Monde's Twitter Account Hacked

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2015 | Media

(Reuters) - French newspaper Le Monde said its Twitter account and publishing tool were hacked by Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collecti...

Five Ways Cyberterrorists Could Target The U.S.

Michael Gregg | Posted 11.25.2014 | Crime
Michael Gregg

Cyberwarfare is now largely seen as an integral part of modern warfare by most developed nations. Until now, however, we have yet to see sophisticated cyber tactics be used by jihadist groups like al-Qaeda or ISIS. But that could soon change.

Intensifying Cyber Threats

Jonathan Zittrain | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Zittrain

Perceived digital warfare is escalating as a sophisticated breed of attack against corporations, governments and individuals.

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Into Skype's Twitter: 'Don't Use Microsoft Emails'

Reuters | Dan Whitcomb | Posted 03.04.2014 | Technology

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Basha...

Cybersurveillance: We Put the Law on Our Side, Part I

Alexander Wooley | Posted 11.20.2013 | Books
Alexander Wooley

Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace, by Ronald J. Deibert; 2013, McClelland & Stewart The Citizen Lab's Ron Deibert began his academic caree...

Hunter Stuart

Syrian Electronic Army Denies Being Attacked By Anonymous | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.04.2013 | Technology

After a series of digital attacks on news organizations by the Syrian Electronic Army hacker group, members of hacktivist collective Anonymous may hav...

Marine Website Hacked

AP | Associated Press | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Marine Corps spokesman says the Marines' recruiting website was tampered with and redirected temporarily, but no information was ...

Gerry Smith

Here's The Real Reason The NYTimes Got Hacked | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.29.2013 | Technology

Just hours after Melbourne IT took responsibility for allowing hackers to attack The New York Times on Tuesday, a message appeared on the Australian f...

WATCH: Maddow Gives A Warning On Syria

Posted 08.28.2013 | Media

Rachel Maddow called on Tuesday for Congress to debate and vote on a potential American attack on Syria before President Obama takes any action. It...

Syrian Hackers Say They Also Hacked Twitter

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.27.2013 | Technology

The Syrian Electronic Army, the hackers who claimed to have hacked the New York Times' website on Tuesday are also saying that they hacked Twitter. ...

CNN, Washington Post, Time HACKED By Syrians

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Media

The Washington Post, CNN and Time were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, the group that has targeted many other journalism outlets, on Thursday. ...

Reuters Twitter Account Hacked

Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology

A Reuters news service Twitter account appeared to have been hacked Monday, as the news organization suddenly began tweeting messages supportive of th...

Syria's Electronic Warriors Wage War For Public Opinion

Agence France Presse | Serene Assir | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

Sometimes, attacks in Syria's bloody civil war start not with a bullet or a bomb blast, but with an innocuous-looking email.A message pings into an in...

Hackivist Groups Target Turkish Government

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology

Hacktivist groups Anonymous and the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) launched separate cyberattacks on Turkish government websites, according to Russia To...

Israel Reportedly Foils Syrian Cyber Attack On Town's Water Supply

AP | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli security expert says Syrian hackers tried to break into the computers of the water system of the city of Haifa. Speaking at a...

ITV News Hacked By Syrians

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | Media

LONDON (Reuters) - British broadcaster ITV on Friday became the latest media outlet to have one of its Twitter feeds hacked by anonymous supporters of...

Twitter Introduces 2-Factor Authentication To Protect Accounts From Hackers

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

Twitter unveiled a new security feature on Wednesday to combat a recent spate of high-profile hacks of user accounts. The feature, known as two-fac...

Financial Times Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Media

LONDON (Reuters) - The website of British newspaper the Financial Times was hacked on Friday, apparently by the "Syrian Electronic Army", a group of h...

Hackers Plan 'Day To Remember' With Attacks On Banks, Government Agencies (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology

A collective of hacker groups plans to attack the websites of major government agencies and banks on Tuesday to protest American foreign policy. Fo...

Internet Uncertainty

Timothy Karr | Posted 07.06.2013 | Media
Timothy Karr

It is both the best of times and the worst of times for the Internet. It's also the best and worst of times for the freedoms the Internet is supposed to nurture.

Gerry Smith

Companies That Get Hacked Should Be Fined, Regulator Says | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology

In the wake of a brief stock market crash caused by hackers sending out a false tweet from the Associated Press' Twitter account, companies who fail t...

Twitter Has To Figure Out Its Hack Problem..Or Else

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Does Twitter have a credibility problem? For many, a single fake tweet from the Associated Press account that briefly roiled financial ...

Gerry Smith

Syrian Hacker Collective Takes Responsibility For AP Twitter Hack | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

A hacker group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army took credit for hacking the Twitter account of the Associated Press Tuesday and sending out a...

AP Twitter Account Hacked

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Katherine Fung | Posted 04.23.2013 | Media

The Associated Press' Twitter account was hacked on Tuesday. Moments later, the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the attack. Just...