Syrian Electronic Army Hacks White House Media Team

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Three White House social media staffers had their personal Gmail accounts compromised by members of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).

The accounts were compromised via a phishing attack that used emails disguised as legitimate communications from the BBC and CNN, reported Nextgov. Instead, the emails included links to fake — but real-looking — Google and Twitter pages, which requested that the recipients enter their log-in details. The attackers then used the stolen credentials to launch phishing attacks on other White House staffers, as recently as Sunday night.

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