CBS twitter accounts hijacked by Syrian hackers

CBS has confirmed that their twitter accounts were hijacked by Syrian hackers. This includes the accounts of 60 minute,48 hours and a Denver affiliate network.The accounts were hijacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.

They tweeted the tweets like

new evidence of CIA arming Al Qaeda terrorists in #Syria

cached tweets CBS 60 minutes

The accounts of the CBS 60 minutes and 48 hours  has been suspended after the hijack.The Syrian Electronic Army had always targeted the news media accounts including Al-Jazeera on 18th July and leaked the database along with the system administrator account details on PasteBin.

Source The Verge