Microsoft's Having a Rough Day Thanks to the Syrian Electronic Army

Today, Microsoft's official blog and the @XBoxSupport and @MSFTnews Twitter accounts were hacked, the latter sending out anti-Microsoft messages which have since been deleted. The Syrian Electronic Army is taking credit for the attack, but Microsoft says the situation is under control and no customer data was… » 1/11/14 7:00pm 1/11/14 7:00pm

SEA Hacks Continue With Takeover of NYT, Twitter Registrar Homepage

Melbourne IT, an Australian domain name registration, just got hijacked, apparently by the very busy Syrian Electronic Army. This shouldn't be a surprise since it's the same company that was implicated in Tuesday's New York Times and Twitter hacks. » 8/28/13 9:31am 8/28/13 9:31am

Syrian Electronic Army Claims It's Taken Over Twitter's Domain (Updated)

The Syrian Electronic Army claims it's taken over Twitter's domain registration. Indeed, several public Whois listings show as the contact information for, which would seem to indicate the hacker group isn't bluffing. Many Twitter users say they're experiencing problems with the service. We've… » 8/27/13 5:12pm 8/27/13 5:12pm

How the New York Times Is Still Publishing Despite Being Hacked… went dark for the second time in a month on Tuesday afternoon, but that doesn't mean the newspaper will stop publishing. Bypassing the DNS, The Times is continuing to publish stories under its bare IP address. And the reporters are continuing to write. » 8/27/13 5:02pm 8/27/13 5:02pm

The Syrian Electronic Army Just Hacked Another Big Twitter Account

Even with Twitter adding two-factor authentication, the Thomson Reuters' Twitter account @thomsonreuters has been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. If you remember, the Syrian Electronic Army has been responsible for hacking the Twitter accounts of The Onion, E! Online, CBS and more. » 7/29/13 8:59pm 7/29/13 8:59pm

Sky's Apps Have Been Hacked And Are Off Google Play

The British Sky Broadcasting Group has removed their Android apps (Sky News, Sky Go, Sky+ and Sky Wi-Fi) from Google Play because of concerns that the Syrian Electronic Army has hacked the apps. Sky is advising users to delete the apps while they respond to the problem. » 5/26/13 12:15pm 5/26/13 12:15pm

Did Syrians Already Get Revenge Against Anonymous?

Syrian government kills Syrians. Anonymous attacks Syrian government. Syrians attack Anonymous? It's hard to tell who's behind what right now, but some are claiming just that—a next-day revenge strike. But did the Syrians even hit the right target? » 8/09/11 12:08pm 8/09/11 12:08pm