CNN’s social media accounts were apparently hacked by the notorious media accounts hacker group Syrian Electronic Army.
On Thursday, some of the CNN’s social media accounts were hacked, which includes:
- CNN main Facebook account
- CNN Politics Facebook account
- Twitter Page of CNN an d Security Clearance.
Group didn’t stop out here-CNN Blog for ‘Political Ticker’, ‘The Lead’, ‘Security Clearance’, ‘The Situation Room’ and ‘Crossfire’ were also hacked.
Illegally posted posts were deleted within minutes and accounts now secured, according to CNN.
One of the status posted by SEA on CNN account:
“Syrian Electronic Army Was Here…Stop lying… All your reports are fake!”
SEA itself claimed on Twitter, that they are responsible for this hack, they tweeted:
“Tonight, the #SEA decided to retaliate against #CNN’s viciously lying reporting aimed at prolonging the suffering in #Syria.”