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Washington Post hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

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Operatives from the Syrian Electronic Army hacked into The Washington Post's website Thursday, sending some users to the hacker collective's site.

The Post said in an editors note that they're working to resolve issues on washingtonpost.com in connection with the hack.

The Syrian Electronic Army is a prominent hacking group, sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, that has accessed numerous prominent websites in recent months.

The group claims to have hacked the sites of other high-profile journalistic outlets, including the BBC, the Associated Press, NPR, Financial Times and Al-Jazeera.

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