Syrian Electronic Army breaks into Microsoft blog and Twitter account

Jan

12

2014

Syrian Electronic Army breaks into Microsoft blog and Twitter account

Hackers of the Syrian Electronic Army invaded by a blog that is managed by Microsoft. Also, the Twitter account was hacked the company from Redmond. The Syrian Electronic Army has in the past sites of various companies cracked.

The hack is the Syrian Electronic Army announced via Twitter. As proof, a screenshot is shown with the titles on the blog are adapted to propaganda for the Syrian Assad regime. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s blog, after a short period to have been restored offline.

Besides the Microsoft blog the hackers were also able to control gain on the Microsoft News account on Twitter. Through the account of the Syrian Electronic Army was spread messages that warn the services of Microsoft not to use. Again, Microsoft has now restored access to the account again.

It is still unclear how the hackers managed to get on the blog and Twitter account. Within It is not the first time that the Syrian Electronic Army services and company websites hacked. Incidentally, Microsoft last week was already a victim, when blogs and social media accounts of Skype were hacked .

Micrsosoft-blog hack

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