Either they also target other major news sources's twitter feeds but none of them fell for the bait
Or - the Syrian inteligence agency is about as well informed as its opposite numbers in the CIA., M15 and RAC
Picture the scene; in a glass-whiteboard clad, moodily lit underground layer in Damascus:
General - our crack team of cyber ninja commandos have managed to penetrate the main news organisation of the western-facist-zionist-oppressors.
Abdul - I told you before, Fox is not a real news site it's a parody, try again.
No General - this time we have struck against "the onion", the one that revealed Kim Jong Ill to be the sexiest world leader.
Well done Abdul - have a medal.