Financial Times Blog and 17 Twitter Accounts Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Financial Times Website and 17 Twitter Accounts Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

World renowned hackers known for their hardcore support for Syrian President Bashar ul Assad have hacked official blog of The Financial Times (FT) along with 17 of its official Twitter accounts.

The blog was partially defaced with messages like ‘Tech blog: Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army’.

Link of targeted blog along with its Zone-h mirror (which is yet to be verified by Zone-h administrators) can be found below. 

Hacked Twitter accounts belong to Chief Correspondent of FT Megan Murphy, Financial Times Twitter dealing with Breaking news & analysis from the FT’s foreign correspondents, Financial Times management news, Financial Times Live conferences & events, Financial Times Technology News, Financial Times US economy news, Financial Times Press Office, Twitter account of Financial Times Middle East, Financial Times fund management commentary and discussion Twitter account, FT’s Business education news account, Twitter account of FT Lexicon dealing with the latest economic, financial & business terms, Business Column, FT’s Media, commodities, market, trading, and energy news Twitter accounts.

Chief Correspondent of FT Megan Murphy confirms that her Twitter account was hacked and reset later by Twitter.

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Below are the links of each hacked Financial Times Twitter accounts:

The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations based in the UK.

At the time of publishing this article, the blog was restored, while two of the Twitter accounts were suspended and others were restored and working online.


Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.