This tweet was purportedly sent out from the official Israeli Defense Forces account this afternoon:

Syrian Electronic Army hack

Needless to say, it got people’s attention:

https://twitter.com/Abd_al_Rahman__/status/484796914677067778

Many wondered if the IDF’s account had been hacked:

This was indeed the work of the Syrian Electronic Army:

Aside from the tweet getting deleted several times, this was another clue something fishy was going on:

The IDF is looking into it:

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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Twitchy coverage of the Syrian Electronic Army