Twitter, New York Times, Huffington Post Domains Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army.

A recent Attack Over the Media Sites New York Times, Huffington Post and Social Network giant Twitter By Syrian Electronic Army shows Syrian Electronic Army has Control over these servers.
A tweet From The Hacker group shows they where 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

New York times officials siad there website was down due to a malicious external attack, caused by Syrian Electronic Army.
One of the tweet fired By Official Syrian Electronic Army shows they were having access over the domain registry of New York Times and  Huffington Post too.

Media is going down…. | | | |
— SyrianElectronicArmy (@Official_SEA16) August 27, 2013

Screenshot showing domain New York Times domain registered with Syrian Electronic Army

While this Article was being Written, Twitter U.K  went down.

Screenshot showing domain Twitter U.K domain registered with Syrian Electronic Army

Soon After twitter U.K went down.

DNS of all these websites were changed to:

 Which is same as that of Official Syrian Electronic Army’s website, due to which Visitors visting on New York Times, Huffington Post were redirected to official SEA website. any claim of seeing any deface page, was not true at all, said one of the SEA official.

A recent tweet From Syrian Electronic Army states they have access to, which is used for image serving on twitter, although twitter is trying to restore it, but from last few minutes many of twitter images are not opening.

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.

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Abhishek Kumar Jha
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