The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked the RSA conference website.
The hackers left a message for Ira Winkler on the RSA website.
The hackers are known for hacking various companies.
The Syrian Electronic Army compared Ira Winkler to a cockroach.
The Syrian Electronic Message:
Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army
Dear Ira winkler,
Do you think you are funny? Do you think you are secure?
You are NOT
If there is a cockroach on the internet it would be definitely you
Your friends at SEA
The Syrian Electronic Army is responsible for various hacks. They hacked the websites of Time, CNN, and the Washington Post after gaining administrative access to Outbrain.
Brains krebs explains:
The hack of rsaconference.com happened just hours after conference organizers posted several presentation videos from the February RSA Conference sessions, including one by noted security expert Ira Winkler that belittled the SEA’s hacking skills and labeled them “the cockroaches of the Internet.”
He continues to explain how the hackers initiated their attack: