Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2015
SEA – Syrian Electronic Army defaced the US Army website

The hackers of the SEA, the Syrian Electronic Army, defaced the US Army website exploiting an Army’s commercial content delivery network provider. After a short period of silence, the group SEA and defaced the official website of the US Army and added a pop-up message displaying the following text: “Your commanders admit they are training the people they […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 05, 2015
How SEA hacked email accounts of Assad’s opponents

Motherboard published an interesting report on an espionage campaign led by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) against the opponents of the Syrian Government. Today I decided to present a very interesting story published by Lorenzo Francesco Bicchierai on Motherboard. It is a story about intelligence activities and how hacking supported them. Let’s start from the […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2014
The Syrian Electronic Army is causing a mass media outage through Gigya hacking

High profile global websites using the customer management platform Gigya suffered a traffic redirection attack operated by the Syrian Electronic Army. A significant number of popular websites belonging to media organizations appeared to has been hacked by the hacking collective of Syrian Electronic Army on Thursday. The apparently hacked website, including The Independent, Telegraph e […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 11, 2014
Reading the Mandiant M-Trends 2014 Threat Report

Mandiant has released its annual M-Trends 2014 Threat Report, a document that analyzes actors, means and motivations behind attacks observed in 2013. Mandiant FireEye company has released a new detailed report titled “M-Trends 2014 Threat Report” describing actors, means and tactics behind principal attacks conducted in the recent months. The report consolidated data on principal cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 23, 2014
IntelCrawler profiled Syrian Electronic Army group

The intelligence firm IntelCrawler has published a report on the activities of the Syrian Electronic Army. Are they hacktivists or cyber spies? IntelCrawler, a cyber-threat intelligence company has recently issued an interesting report on the activities of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), the experts analyzed a series of event since since its first appearance in […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 21, 2014
SEA has stolen invoices that shows Microsoft charges FBI for user data

A collection of emails hacked by the group Syrian Electronic Army shows that Microsoft charges the FBI’s Digital Intercept Technology Unit for user data. No more than a week ago hackers of the group Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) published online documents leaked from US CENTCOM repository, now the pro President Bashar al-Assad sad hacking team successfully penetrated […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 15, 2014
Syrian Electronic Army hacked the US CENTCOM

Syrian Electronic Army hacked the US CENTCOM and it is threatening to leak secret documents due US decision to hit Syria with electronic warfare attacks. Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is the group of hackers that most of all is threatening the giants of the IT industry and media, the list of victims is very long (Facebook, Microsoft, NYT, […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 14, 2014
The Syrian Electronic Army hacked Forbes

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked Forbes WordPress CMS and has hijacked Twitter accounts belonging to the media agency. Who will be the next one? Forbes is the new victim of the popular group of hackers Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), the popular group pro Syrian President Assad. The hackers took responsibility for a coordinated attack against multiple […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 06, 2014
Syrian Electronic Army hacks into Facebook’s domain

The Syrian Electronic Army claimed Wednesday that it managed to hack into Facebook violating an administrator account of the Facebook’s Domain Registrar. Syrian Electronic Army hit again, 2014 has started with the exploits of the popular group hackers that hit the giants of IT industry. Microsoft, PayPal, Ebay and also the CNN were hacked in the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 02, 2014
Syrian Electronic Army hacked Ebay and Paypal websites

  Ebay and PayPal hacked by Syrian Electronic Army, “For denying Syrian citizens the ability to purchase online products” said SEA. The group of hackers Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has monopolized the attention of the media, the hacking team has practically hit every possible target within government organizations, big enterprises and media agencies. The list of […]