As of this writing at 4pm ET, the official U.S. Army website has been taken down. When I try to access it, I get this:
However, earlier today, it was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) which replaced the homepage with its own graphic:
Even worse, the SEA managed to hack into the website’s internal databases, where it left several messages including this chilling one:
…and proof they’d hacked into the directory:
The SEA is known for hacking websites belonging to organizations it considers critical of Syria’s government. Most recently, the SEA hacked the Washington Post’s mobile website on May 14.As you must be aware by now, China also executed its own cyberattack on the U.S. last week, compromising millions of personal records for federal employees.
We are under attack, and we are at war, whether we want to be or not. My friends, if you are reading this now, you too are on the 21st century battlefield. Saddle up.