Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) Hackers have made their place on the FBI’s Most Wanted List.
The US Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are willing to pay $100,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the heads of the infamous hacking group Syrian Electronic Army.
On Tuesday, the DoJ unsealed charges against three suspected members of the alleged group:
Ahmad Umar Agha (aka The Pro), 22
Firas Dardar (aka The Shadow), 27
Peter Romar, 36
Agha and Dardar were allegedly involved in hacking Associated Press Twitter account in April 2013 and spreading a false rumor claiming that the White House had been bombed, injuring President Obama. This caused a temporary stock market dip.
The two hackers allegedly engaged in a long-running cyber-propaganda campaign in support of the Syrian President Bashar al‑Assad. They hacked into various Twitter accounts of the main news…
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