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How Did Syrian Electronic Army Take Down The New York Times?

In a brazen attack on August 27th against domain registrar Melbourne IT, host for NYtimes.com, Twitter, Huffington Post and other big names, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) was able to gain access to the DNS records for those sites. The SEA was then able to redirect traffic away from the legitimate sites to its own. \

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How Did Syrian Electronic Army Take Down The New York Times?

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.