Syrian Electronic Army News, Articles and Updates

Al Jazeera game simulates journalists' risky role in Syrian cyber conflict

Al Jazeera has launched a new mobile game #Hacked - Syria's Electronic Armies, in which the player assumes the role of an investigative journalist tasked with discovering the identities of pro-Syrian government hackers.

Alleged Syrian Electronic Army hacker extradited to US to face charges

An alleged hacker for the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has been extradited to the United States from Germany.

Syrian Electronic Army now on FBI's 10 most wanted

Not for lack of trying three members of the Syrian Electronic Army now grace the world famous FBI 'most wanted list'

US Army site hacked as Obama vows 'aggressive' response to cyber-attacks

The US Army was forced to close down its official website yesterday after it was defaced by the Syrian Electronic Army. The news came as US President Barack Obama promised Washington will become more 'aggressive' in defending itself against cyber-attacks.

Syrian Electronic Army hacks newspapers and tech firms via 3rd party website

The 'Syrian Electronic Army' is reported to have hacked the websites of UK newspapers The Independent, The Telegraph and the Evening Standard - as well as a host of global companies.

Ad-server used in Reuters hack by SEA

Syrian Electronic Army defaces Reuters website via attack on US-based advertising server.

Media industry targeted by state-sponsored cyber attacks

New research from Google reveals that 21 of the world's top 25 news organisations have been targeted by state-sponsored hacking attacks.

Hactivists deface eBay and PayPal websites

The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is claiming responsibility for a DNS hack on the UK websites of eBay and PayPal over the weekend.

CNN social media accounts hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again, this time infiltrating CNN's social media accounts and online blogs.

Second Microsoft hack by Syrian Electronic Army

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked Microsoft's social media accounts for the second time in two weeks.

China no longer lead cyber attacker

Indonesia has overtaken China as the world's worst source of cyber attacks, according to a new study of internet traffic, as the number of DDoS attacks rise sharply.