Reuters - Media companies, including
the New York Times
, Twitter and the Huffington Post,
lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers
supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian
Internet company that manages many major site addresses.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a hacker group that has
attacked media organizations it considers hostile to Syrian
President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit for the Twitter and
Huffington Post hacks in a series of Twitter messages.