US Army website defaced, then brought down

The U.S. Army’s website was defaced and later brought down Monday, with the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) claiming responsibility.

The SEA, a group of computer hackers supporting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed to have posted several messages on Monday afternoon. One graphic, showing Syrian troops, included the text, “The defender of honor, Syrian Arab Army.”

us army website defaced IDG News Service

The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for posting this graphic on the U.S. Army’s website Monday, June 8, 2015.

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