The Financial Times newspaper said on Friday that
supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had hacked its
It said the Syrian Electronic Army, which has been blamed for hacking the main feed of The Associated Press and Twitter accounts of the BBC, posted messages on its tech blog and disrupted Twitter feeds owned by the newspaper.
The group, which accuses Western media of bias in covering the war in Syria, last month posted a message on AP's main feed claiming that US President Barack Obama had been injured in explosions the White House.
"We have now locked those accounts and are grateful for Twitter's help on this," the newspaper quoted the managing editor of its website, Robert Shrimsley, as saying.
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