CNN Fends Off Attacks on Twitter Feed, Website


A cyberattack attributed to the Syrian Electronic Army on Thursday gained access to CNN’s twitter feed and website, posting a series of tweets and a story — all of which the network removed as fast as it could.

A series of tweets from @CNN were sent in early afternoon starting with: “Syrian Electronic Army Was here… Stop lying… All your reports are fake! via @Official_SEA16 #SEA”

Various accounts grabbed screenshots of the tweets, which appear to have been accessed via HootSuite:

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Image: Mashable

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An image also circulated of a fake news story from

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Image: Tim Pool, mobile/tech specialist at Vice Media

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Via: Mashable: Media

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