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Syrian man admits behalf of the Syrian government hacked to have

Syrian man admits behalf of the Syrian government hacked to have

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A 37-year-old Syrian man has for an American court admitted that he was a member of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEL), a hackgroep of the Syrian government.

In that capacity hackte he “people that the Syrian regime opponents saw” in the media and foreign governments.

Before that used the SEL a aanvalstechniek that spearphishing is called. That is about the same as phishing, but more focused on one specific target. American media like CNN and perbureau as Reuters and AP were the target of the SEL, but also companies like Microsoft and bodies such as the university of Harvard.

If the victims in the attack trampled, they had to make payments to accounts in Germany, the 37-year-old Syrian-run. Last may, he was recognized by Germany to the USA delivered.

The Syrian is a term of imprisonment of up to five years in above the head.

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