The Syrian Electronic Army is a self-proclaimed group of hackers that sympathize with the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria. Recently, the SEA has hacked a number of Twitter accounts, including several of those of CBS, and used them to post links to malicious websites that launched drive-by attacks on users.
Twitter has been suspending the accounts and returning them to their rightful owners. Because of the security issues associated with Twitter, the company is now looking into multi-factor verification for accounts.
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Twitter Battles Syrian Hackers