Syrian hackers broke into Microsoft accounts on Twitter

Syrian electronic army after the recent hacking Skype-accounts again started kiberarenu. At this time her target was the official news account of Microsoft Corporation in the microblog Twitter. Although the corporation employees and promptly tried to remove all traces of burglary returned to access your account in the shortest period of SEA hackers still managed to post a few tweets with the official “uchetki” @ MSFTnews.
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Friendly cyber criminals has become a sign of protest against the illegal activities of the U.S. National Security Agency, which, according to the Syrian government, which controls the work of the hacker group involved itself Microsoft. Syrian electronic army decided not original, so the main text of the message remained the same. He urged the online community to abandon the purchase and use of products Microsoft, including software for e-mail.
“Give up email clients like Hotmail and Outlook. With their help, the NSA is spying on your accounts and sends all the important information to the Government,” –  read one of the tweets written by Syrian hackers.
Also on the same day the Syrian Electronic Army were noted burglary two more accounts in microblogging Microsoft – Xbox and Xbox Support.
XBox in Twitter

Authorized representatives of Microsoft has not yet given any official comment on the matter.


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