Twitter Hijacked, website effected By Syrian Electronic Army.

Syrian Electronic Army Attacked, The Social Network Giant Twitter today, is having many issues right now and twitter security experts are still in the battle Against Syrian Electronic Army to keep Twitter up.

A tweet fired from Official twitter Account earlier today showed, Syrian Electronic Army was able to change basic information in twitter’s domain Registry.

Hi @Twitter, look at your domain, its owned by #SEA 🙂
— SyrianElectronicArmy (@Official_SEA16) August 27, 2013

Soon after that a next tweet said, Syrian Electronic Army have access to, which is used for image serving on twitter.

So, do we host with Javascript code so all Twitter users will be redirect to our website? #SEA
— SyrianElectronicArmy (@Official_SEA16) August 27, 2013

A Twitter spokesman Said,

our DNS provider experienced an issue in which it appears DNS records for various organizations were modified, including one of Twitter’s domains used for image serving, Viewing of images and photos was sporadically impacted. By 22:29 UTC, the original domain record for was restored.  No Twitter user information was affected by this incident.

While the statement was released by twitter officials, many peoples were still facing problems to see images on twitter feeds on twitter, Some users also mentioned they were having trouble reloading twitter. 

After about Half hour of tough fight from twitter security experts finally brought Back to normal. And now it seems every thing is fine on twitter.

Earlier today New York Times & Huffington post’s website was hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Syrian Electronic Army Confirmed they were having access to the Melbourne IT servers, which is a domain provider, and is used by high profile websites including twitter.

Also Read: An Exclusive Interview with Syrian Electronic Army

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