The Syrian Electronic Army is an organized hacking group loyal to the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and known for their high profile cyber attacks.
This year Syrian Electronic Army hackers were able to disrupt the New York Times web page multiple times, Twitter, CNN, the Huffington Post and Global Post and many more targets. Stay tuned to 'The Hacker News' for more updates on the story.
Update: TIME Person of the Year poll is over. The hacker group also temporarily closed polling after hack.