Twitter still having problems following suspected Syrian Electronic Army attack

Josh Peterson Tech Editor
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Twitter users continued to experience problems as a effects of a cyber attack conducted against the popular service entered into its second day.

The Syrian Electronic Army, hacktivists supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, struck at The New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post’s U.K. site on Tuesday. The SEA claimed credit for the attacks on its Twitter account.

On Wednesday, users attempting to access Twitter and the Times were still experiencing problems, although Twitter users could still access the service through mobile applications.

Neither site confirmed that the Syrian Electronic Army was behind the attacks, The Washington Post reports, although Twitter acknowledged that the disruption was due to “an external attack.”

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