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Syrian Electronic Army Members Indicted for Conspiracy
A federal grand jury has returned an 11-count indictment against two Syrian men, who have been charged with multiple counts of aggravated identity theft and their involvement in a conspiracy to commit computer hacking as members of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).
The indictment alleges that Ahmad 'Umar Agha, who goes by the online alias "The Pro," and Firas Dardar ("The Shadow") conducted spearphishing attacks on the US government, military, international organizations, and several private-sector entities including the US Marine Corps, Executive Office of the President, NASA, The New York Times, USA Today, Time, Human Rights Watch, National Public Radio, and several other organizations and individuals.
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