Topic: Syrian Electronic Army

CNN Twitter Feed Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army

Brief takeover follows attack on Microsoft

It appears CNN's Twitter feed was briefly hacked this evening by the Syrian Electronic Army, a frequent hijacker of Western news feeds. A series of posts around 6 p.m. Eastern…

N.Y. Times Website Goes Dark After Cyber Attack [Updated]

Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility

UPDATE: As of Wednesday morning, the Times' site appeared to be back to normal for many users, and spokeswoman Eileen Murphy told Politico that the issue is "close to being…

Washington Post Says Its Website Has Been Hacked

Paper claims Syrian Electronic Army is the culprit

The Syrian Electronic Army has hit another news organization. The latest victim of the pro-Bashar al-Assad group is The Washington Post, the newspaper reported on Thursday. "The Washington Post Web site…