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The Financial Times website and several of its Twitter accounts were hacked, the latest in a string of attacks on media outlets.
It is the latest in a string of attacks on major media outlets including CBS News, The Guardian, the BBC, National Public Radio, Reuters and The Associated Press.
Last month's attack on the AP's Twitter feed caused a temporary free fall on Wall Street. It sent the Dow Jones industrial average plunging 143-points after hackers posted a message on the AP account saying the White House had been hit by two explosions, injuring President Barack Obama.
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The Syrian Electronic Army said it seized control of several FT blogs and social media accounts, replacing the headline with “Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army.”
The messages have since been removed. The Financial Times responded on Twitter:
Apologies, we have been hacked and you may see tweets that are not from the FT. We are working on getting this fixed.
— FT World News (@FTworldnews) May 17, 2013
An FT spokesperson said the company was "working to resolve" the problems "as quickly as possible."