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Obama Bin Laden the Lord of Terror': CNN Seemingly Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

"Syrian Electronic Army Was Here... Stop lying"

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The pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) seemingly hacked CNN's official Twitter account on Thursday. The group used the platform to bash President Barack Obama as the "lord of terror" and claim the CIA funds and arms al Qaeda.

Just before 6 p.m. ET, the SEA declared: "Syrian Electronic Army Was Here… Stop lying… All your reports are fake!"

BoingBoing provides screenshots of several of the now-deleted tweets that went out from CNN's account:

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A cached version posted by @rosswernej on Twitter (via ZeroHedge) of CNN's "politicalticker" blog also showed a breach as well (via @rosswernej. The page has since been deleted.

cnn hack A cached version of a CNN web page showing the result of some of the hack. (Image source: WebCache)

This story has been updated.

(H/T: Mediaite)

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