Syria Strikes Back? Hackers Break Into Haaretz Emails, Threaten More Attacks

Hacker group Syrian Electronic Army breaks into newspaper employees' emails by impersonating publisher Amos Schocken in an email. Readers' information was not compromised.

A group of Syrian hackers broke into the Haaretz Group's email server on Friday. According to members of the group, known as the Syrian Electronic Army, they gained access to 80 email accounts and passwords of Haaretz employees, including some belonging to senior editors, journalists and management at the paper.