The Syrian Electronic Army strikes again

An image posted to the Syrian Electronic Army's Twitter account after hacking The Washington Post, CNN, and Time magazine.

The Syrian Electronic Army is fast becoming the most infamous hacking group of 2013. Websites belonging to The New York Times and Twitter are still recovering today after an attack yesterday by the group, which has also compromised media companies like CNN, The Washington Post and the Associated Press this year. The latest attack involved a web hosting company based in Australia. Michael Sutton of security research firm Z Scaler explains what happened.

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