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The Attacks against Aramco and New York Dam

The Attacks against Aramco and New York Dam

Had the engineers responsible for the New York dam not disconnected the water gates from the electronic control center for reasons of maintenance, a huge disaster would have taken place. On that day hackers affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)...
Syria government supporters hack Financial Times

Syria government supporters hack Financial Times

Reuters—The Financial Times’ website and Twitter feeds were hacked on Friday, renewing questions about whether the popular social media service has done enough to tighten security as cyber-attacks on the news media intensify. The Syrian Electronic Army, an...
The Syrian Electronic Army’s Media War

The Syrian Electronic Army’s Media War

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Today, there is nothing that cannot be done from behind a computer screen—including waging war. Earlier this week, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) succeeded in hacking into the Associated Press’s Twitter account, sending out a fake tweet about...