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Syrian Hackers Speak: If U.S. Strikes Syria, Government Websites Will Be 'Easy Targets'

  • World
  • 08.31.13 11:56 AM EDT

The Syrian Electronic Army -- a collection of hackers whose exact membership and location is murky, but who are thought to be based in and somehow affiliated with the Assad regime -- perpetrated one of their biggest hacks, bringing down the New York Times and other websites for hours. We caught up with them via email to see what they had to say. 

Here's the email transcript of our conversation, with addresses redacted.