Biggest Hacks: New York Times
Late this summer, The New York Times was the target of multiple hacks after reporting on the events in Syria.
The NYT website was hacked twice in two weeks, and was temporarily taken down as a result of the hacking. A group known as the Syrian Electronic Army was suspected to be behind the attacks, and eventually claimed responsibility.
The NYT used external sites to keep reporting during website outages. Still, these hacks showed that not all hackers are out for personal information — some just want to control the news. But the SEA didn’t stop there …