Al-Jazeera social media show’s Twitter account hacked

The Twitter account of Al-Jazeera’s English-language social media show has been hacked by supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Hackers hijacked the Twitter account of The Stream, a program aimed at tapping into online audiences. The account featured links to pro-Assad material Thursday.

One message claimed the stunt in the name of the Syrian Electronic Army, a group which has carried out a string of Web attacks against targets it sees as sympathetic to Syria’s rebels… Read more

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