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TUCSON, Ariz., Jan 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his Jan 20, 2015,
The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again, this time taking control of financial information firm Thomson Reuters' Twitter feed. The group hacked into the account yesterday afternoon and began Tweeting political cartoons that showed their support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The UK's Guardian is now the fourth media source to see its Twitter accounts hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) so far this month.
Citizens throughout Syria had their Internet and cellphone service restored Saturday, two days after a nationwide communication blackout that some are blaming on the nation's government.
President Barack Obama announced sanctions against Iran, Syria and "digital guns for hire" who use technology to carry out human rights abuses.
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