The world renowned hackers and supporters of Syrian President Bashar Ul Assad from Syrian Electronic have claimed to hack two Twitter accounts of France 24 international news and current affairs television channel based in Paris.
The first hacked account belongs to France 24’s Arabic service and second account belongs to The France 24 Observers, a France 24’s collaborative journalism project famous for promoting amateur videos and photos from around the world.
The hackers then started posting Tweets against France 24, accusing the channel and countries like US, Saudi Arabia, France and UK of being allegedly biased, supporting terrorism and promoting lies against Syria.
Both of the accounts were hacked for approx 7 hours, after which the accounts were regained by their respective owners. However, The France 24 Observers posted a status on Twitter accepting that their was some problem with their Twitter account and the account is now back and working.