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Syrian Electronic Army Launched Cyberattack on Israeli City’s Water Infrastructure

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 12:35pm 5/25/2013 at 12:35pm

A group of hackers attempted to break into the city of Haifa’s water system computer network, according to an Israeli security expert.

From the AP via ABC News:

Speaking at a lecture on Saturday in the southern city of Beersheba, Yitzhak Ben Yisrael, Israel’s former cyber security adviser, said that a group calling...

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks ITV News in Ongoing Attacks on Media Outlets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2013 at 2:30pm 5/24/2013 at 2:30pm

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked yet another media outlet’s Twitter account.

A Twitter account belonging to ITV News, which was one of the first outlets to broadcast video of one of the killers in Wednesday’s grisly London terror attack, was compromised Friday by the pro-Assad hackers.

The @itvlondon account sent out a...

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Financial Times in Group’s Latest Attack on News Outlets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7:45pm 5/17/2013 at 7:45pm

Another news organization has fallen victim to the group of hackers known as the Syrian Electronic Army.

The Financial Times was hacked Friday, according to a notice posted by the outlet.

The Financial Times has become the latest news outlet to be hacked by supporters of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, following a...

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Syrian Electronic Army hack of E!Online Twitter account nothing to laugh about

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 7:05am 5/5/2013 at 7:05am

The pro-Assad group of hackers known as the Syrian Electronic Army has hijacked another Twitter account, this time that of entertainment news outlet, E! Online.  The account was hacked on Saturday afternoon and subsequently posted several false tweets about a few celebrities, most specifically Justin Bieber.

One tweet read, “Exclusive: Justin Bieber...

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Hacking the News: Information Warfare in the Age of Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 8:05am 5/1/2013 at 8:05am

The group of pro-Assad hackers calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army hacked The Guardian news outlet over the weekend, marking the latest in a string of cyberattacks from the same organization.  The incident emphasizes the potential threat such attacks could pose if executed for goals far more malicious than intimidation or...

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