lundi 28 octobre 2013

Syrian Hackers Target Obama's Twitter, Facebook Posts

The pro-Assad group Syrian Electronic Army claims it has hacked the Twitter and Facebook accounts of U.S. President Barack Obama.

In an exclusive email to Mashable sent from an account believed to belong to the SEA on Monday, the group notified us of the hack, but would not provide details about how it accomplished it. It appears the SEA did not actually access Obama's social media accounts, but altered the links in the posts by tampering with the URL shortener service for

"All the the links that Barack Obama account tweeted it and post it on Facebook was redirected to a video showing the truth about Syria," an SEA spokesperson wrote.

The president primarily used during his presidential campaign's in 2008 and 2012. The screenshots below show the altered links from Obama's verified Twitter and Facebook accounts.