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Syrian Electronic Army hijacks Microsoft blog and Twitter account

12
Jan
2014

On New Years Day, the Syrian Electronic Army hacked Skypes Twitter account and its official Microsoft blog, allegedly in order to warn people away from Microsofts email services. This morning, they broke into the Microsoft News Twitter account, and now theyve hijacked the entire Official Microsoft Blog, turning it into a giant automatic redirect to their own propaganda website. The Official Microsoft Blog: Syrian Electronic Army Was Here #SEA pic.twitter.com/CzYH5jMrY8 — SyrianElectronicArmy (@Official_SEA16) January 12, 2014 On New Years Day, when many Microsoft support employees were likely on vacation, the breaches werent addressed immediately, but today Microsoft appears to be actively combating the threat.

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