Syrian Electronic Army hacked BlueHost, Hostgator, Justhost, FastDomain and HostMonstor companies because they hosted websites managed by terrorists.
Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is an unstoppable cyber brigade that once again gained the attention of the principal media for a clamorous hack. SEA is a popular group of hacked aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is the past it hacked high-profile targets including Microsoft, eBay and PayPal,.
This time the popular hacking crew compromised a number of popular web hosting brands of the web-hosting company Endurance International Group INC, which manages over 60 different hosting brands.
The brands compromised by the Syrian Electronic Army are the hosting Companies BlueHost, Hostgator, Justhost, FastDomain and HostMonstor.
The Group announced its last attacks on Twitter by posting the screenshots of the administration panels of the hacked web hosting companies. The screenshots show that SEA had complete access to the control panel of these hosting companies (HostMonstor and BlueHost). The hackers of the Syrian Electronic Army panel access which indicates that the group had complete access to the control panel of these hosting companies.
SEA also sent a Tweet to warn the web hosting companies that next time it will change the DNS settings with serious repercussion for their clients and their visitors.
According to Syrian Electronic Army, Endurance Group’s BlueHost, JustHost, HostGator and HostMonster were hosting websites operated by groups of terrorists, for this reason the hackers hit it.
Like Anonymous, also the Syrian Electronic Army started a crusade against the media accounts of ISIS members and its websites managed by terrorists, the group of hackers recently hacked a website of Islam Army.
The hackers of the Syrian Electronic Army have also hacked official Twitter account of Bluebox and used spread the news of the hack.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.