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Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility for Thomson Reuters Twitter hack


By Ishbel Macleod | PR and social media consultant

July 30, 2013 | 1 min read

The Thomson Reuters Twitter account is now back to normal, after temporarily being suspended following a hack.

The hack, for which the Syrian Electronic Army has now taken responsibility, saw a series of cartoons being posted from the news agency.

A spokesperson told the WSJ: “In this time, unauthorized individuals have posted fabricated tweets of which Thomson Reuters is not the source.”

The SEA has previously attacked accounts such as Associated Press and Financial Times.

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