Syrian Electronic Army

crime & drugs

The US Has Indicted Three Alleged Syrian Electronic Army Hackers for Cyber Crimes

The trio is accused of being associated with a hacking group that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that has claimed responsibility for hacks targeting the media, human rights organizations, and the US government.
Tess Owen
3.22.16
News

How The FBI Identified Two Members of The Syrian Electronic Army

The hackers’ were caught because of their reliance on Gmail and their use of Syrian IP addresses.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.22.16
crime

One of the Syrian Electronic Army Hackers Was Also an Extortionist, Feds Say

A freshly unsealed complaint claims that some suspected members of the Syrian Electronic Army hacked for the cash.
Joseph Cox
3.22.16
crime

US Government Charges Three Suspected Members of Infamous Syrian Electronic Army

The FBI has added two of them to its most wanted list, and is offering a $100,000 reward.
Joseph Cox
3.22.16
Hacking

Why Researchers Tricked Hackers into Attacking Fake Gas Pumps

More than 2,000 gas station monitoring devices are easy to find and hack, researchers warn.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.6.15
Syria

'They Will Not be Able to Gag Us:' Syrian Human Rights Monitor Defiant After Islamic State Hacks Website

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights catalogues attacks, executions, bombings, torture, and other human rights abuses throughout Syria. It's back online after pro-IS hackers took it down Wednesday.
Justin Ling
7.9.15
News

This Is How the Syrian Electronic Army Hacked the Washington Post

The hacking group collects another media victim.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.15
Syria

The Syrian Electronic Army's Most Dangerous Hack

How the infamous hacking group compromised the email accounts of several high-profile Syrian dissidents, including a rebel General.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.3.15
Europe

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks International Media Outlets

The pro-Assad hacker organization shut down a number of media sites on Thursday in a coordinated attack.
John Beck
11.27.14
middle east

Syrian Hackers Hijack IDF Twitter Sparking Fears of Nuclear Leak

In the second time in a week, the Syrian Electronic Army attacked IDF social media, tweeting out a warning of a nuclear facility attack.
Kayla Ruble
7.7.14
News

Is Facebook Censoring the Syrian Opposition?

Facebook has become responsible for policing its users, which is a problem—some of them rely on the social media platform to share information about revolutions, but they break the terms of service in the process.
Angela Hennessy
3.5.14
Motherboard Blog

The Syrian Electronic Army Was Hacked This Week Too

The SEA hacked Microsoft, but it also got a taste of its own medicine as its site was defaced by another hacking group.
Victoria Turk
1.17.14
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