German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle’s (DW) Twitter account Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle's Twitter account Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army (2)

Hackers from Syrian Electronic Army known for their hardcore support for Syrian President Bashar Ul Assad are back with another high profile hack, this time the official and verified Twitter account ()of internationally known German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) Arabic service with almost 81,000 followers has been hacked.

Syrian Electronic Army is now posting series of Tweets from DW Twitter account in support of Syrian president Assad, against Saudi Arab, US, France and UK. The account has renamed from Deutsche Welle to Syrian Electronic Army.

The account was taken over few hours ago was announced by the hackers on their forum, Facebook and Twitter account.

Syrian Electronic Army is conducting series of Twitter hacks, their recent hacks include some major media giants, such as AFP, France 24,  Qatar FoundationSkyNews Arabia, official website of Al-Jazeera News channel and Israeli news site Haaretz.

At the time of publishing this article, the Twitter account of DW was under Syrian Electronic Army.


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