Unconfirmed: New York Times website dropped by SEA (Syrian Electronic Army)
1. The New York Times website went down around 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, which The Times’ Facebook page explained was due to a “malicious external attack.”
2. Quickly Twitter users began to suspect that the Syrian Electronic Army was behind the outage.
3. In April, The Syrian Electronic Army hacked the Associated Press Twitter account, announcing false explosions at the White House.
The group has also hacked the Washington Post, National Public Radio, CBS News, and the Onion.