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Israel Defense Forces Twitter Account Hacked with Pro-Palestine Message

Israel has been in the news a lot this week after the discovery of three dead Israeli teens and retaliatory measures taken in the Gaza Strip. And today the official Twitter account for the Israel Defense Forces got hacked by the infamous hacker group Syrian Electronic Army.

This message appeared on the @IDFSpokesperson Twitter feed a little earlier today, containing a pro-Palestinian message.

The Syrian Electronic Army has infamously attempted high-profile hacks before; targeting E!, The New York Times, the Marine website, President Obama‘s Facebook and Twitter pages, and CNN’s Twitter account.

Update- 5:02 pm: The Twitter account issued a statement after the hacked tweets stopped showing up.

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