Hackers hit Obama on social media
October 30 , 2013
Fans of President Obama on Facebook and Twitter were recently taken to a graphic video showing Syria's civil war.
The Syrian Electronic Army, which is a pro-Assad group took responsibility for the attack and claimed breaking into the social media accounts of the man in charge of the US.
Reports suggest that a link shortener used by a nonprofit group called Organizing for Action, was compromised but the Twitter account wasn't.
The links have now been fixed; this was only one of the many SEA attacks, which have previously also affected websites for the Marine Corps.