Syrian Electronic Army

  • Skype says user information safe in Syrian Electronic Army hack 04-01-2014 11:56 AM

    Los Angeles: A day after the Syrian Electronic Army said it had hacked into Skype's social media accounts, the Internet calling service acknowledged it had been hit with a "cyber attack" but said no user information was compromised. A Tweet posted on Skype's official Twitter feed on Wednesday read: "Don't...
  • Skype's social media accounts hacked by Syrian Electronic Army 02-01-2014 10:09 AM

    Los Angeles: The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype. The group also posted the contact information of Steve Ballmer, Microsoft Corp's retiring chief executive, on its Twitter...
  • Syrian hackers strike US Marines website, urge troops to refuse orders 03-09-2013 06:43 AM

    Washington: Computer hackers aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad struck an Internet recruiting site for the US Marine Corps on Monday, urging troops to "refuse your orders" if the United States attacks Syria. The attack appeared to be the work of the Syrian Electronic Army, which also recently targeted the...
  • Explained: How Syrian hackers attacked Twitter, New York Times 29-08-2013 02:49 PM

    California: Readers who tried to click on the New York Times' website got nothing but error messages for several hours during the site's second major disruption this month, and people also had trouble accessing Twitter. A hacker group calling itself the "Syrian Electronic Army" claimed responsibility. Within minutes of Tuesday's...
  • Twitter, New York Times, Huffington Post hacked by Syrian group 28-08-2013 08:47 AM

    San Francisco: Media companies including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site addresses. The Syrian Electronic Army, a hacker group that has previously attacked...
  • Truecaller database hacked into, millions of phone records stolen 18-07-2013 05:04 PM

    Update: Truecaller has issued an official statement on the incident. For full text, scroll down. New Delhi: Truecaller, the collaborative global phone directory has been hacked into by the Syrian Electronic Army. The hacker group claimed on its Twitter accounts and its website, that it has managed to get access...
  • Pro-Assad hackers attack Financial Times 17-05-2013 08:29 PM

    London: The website and Twitter feed of British newspaper the Financial Times were hacked on Friday, apparently by the "Syrian Electronic Army", a group of online activists who say they support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The group posted links on the newspaper's Twitter feed to a YouTube video, uploaded on...
  • UK: Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked 30-04-2013 07:51 AM

    London: The Guardian newspaper says its Twitter accounts have come under a cyberattack, and it cited a claim of responsibility from the group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. The British paper reported on its website on Monday that several of its Twitter feeds were broken into over the weekend....