Syrian Electronic Army Hacks DNS and Whois Entries of Twitter and the New York Times

Ken Yeung, reporting for The Next Web:

At approximately 3pm PST, the Syrian Electronic Army seemingly hacked into Twitter, Huffington Post UK and NY Times’ registry accounts and altered contact details, and more significantly, DNS records. Modifying DNS records of a domain will allow SEA to redirect visitors to any site of their choosing.

Tuesday, 27 August 2013