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Syrian Electronic Army continues targeting of Microsoft with hacks of official Twitter news feed and blogs

By Angela Haggerty, Reporter

January 12, 2014 | 3 min read

The Syrian Electronic Army ramped up its latest hack on Microsoft, moving from yesterday’s Xbox social media account to taking over the official Microsoft news feed and the company’s blog home.The hacktivist group also claimed to have gained access to frantic emails being sent my Microsoft staff trying to stop the hacks. The latest hacks followed the targeting of Microsoft’s Skype product at the beginning of the month.An SEA member called ‘Syrian Eagle’ told Mashable: “We can only say that’s just the beginning.“Microsoft is monitoring emails accounts and selling the data for the American intelligence and other governments.“And we will publish more details and documents that prove it. Microsoft is not our enemy but that they are doing affected the SEA.”

Targeted: The Microsoft news Twitter feed was hacked

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