Syrian Electronic Army Hacked the Washington Post
Syrian Electronic Army Hacked the Washington Post, Washington Post hacked.
This time SEA hackers have once again hacked the online media site, The Washington Post.
In some of the brief period of time, visitors to the Post’s mobile site (m.washingtonpost.com) saw pop-up alerts with messages such as “You’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.”
“We hacked InStart CDN service, and we were working on hacking the main site of Washington Post, but they took down the control panel,” Th3 Pr0 told Motherboard in an email. “We just wanted to deliver a message on several media sites like Washington Post, US News and others, but we didn't have time :P.” - hacker told to Motherboard.Hacker, Th3 Pr0 also says that they had access to several other sites, such as NewsCorp, US News, and "other non-media companies" such as Newrelic, Business.com, Getty Images, and Quora.
This is the second time the hackers get to the Washington Post. The group briefly disrupted the site in 2013 with a phishing attack.
Currently the site has been recovered and working fine.