Anonymous Hack Syrian President's Emails with Password "12345"

Hundreds of emails from Syrian President Bashar Assad's office were leaked on Monday after an attack by the hacker group Anonymous. The target was the mail server of the Syrian Ministry of Presidential Affairs and about 78 inboxes of Assad's aides and advisers were hacked and the password that some used was "12345", according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz.


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The interview took place amid Syria's increasingly harsh crackdown against civilian protesters. Assad's TV interview with Walters was memorable for his repeated denials that Syrian citizens were being killed. "We don't kill our people ... no government in the world kills its people, unless it's led by a crazy person," Assad told Walters.

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