SYRIAN ELECTRONIC ARMY

  • Syrian Electronic Army hackers force message on websites via Gigya November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: A US firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites. Gigya CEO Patrick Salyer outlined what happened in a blog published Thursday. At around 6:45 AM Eastern Time, the...
  • Skype says user information safe in Syrian Electronic Army hack January 4, 2014

    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 January 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar alAssad, 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 account...
  • Syrian hackers strike US Marines website, urge troops to refuse orders September 3, 2013

    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 New...
  • Explained: How Syrian hackers attacked Twitter, New York Times August 29, 2013

    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 attack,...
  • Twitter, New York Times, Huffington Post hacked by Syrian group August 28, 2013

    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 media...
  • Truecaller database hacked into, millions of phone records stolen July 18, 2013

    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 into...
  • ProAssad hackers attack Financial Times May 17, 2013

    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 alAssad. The group posted links on the newspaper's Twitter feed to a YouTube video, uploaded on Wednesday,...
  • UK: Guardian newspaper's Twitter feeds hacked April 30, 2013

    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. It...