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Hackers hit Obama on social media

  • 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. 

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