The Official Microsoft Blog Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Redmond regained access to its blog just a few minutes after the hack

By on January 12th, 2014 07:46 GMT

As I told you yesterday, the Syrian Electronic Army hacked the official Microsoft News Twitter account and posted several anti-Microsoft messages as a protest against Redmond’s alleged involvement in NSA’s spying programs.

It turns out, however, that the SEA has also managed to break into the official Microsoft blog and post a big message reading “Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army,” while also linking to the its tweets published with the hacked @MSFTNews account.

Again, the software giant reacted pretty fast and removed all posts, so the blog is up and running right now with no signs of hacks.

According to some leaked emails that reached the web soon after the hack, Microsoft has changed the passwords to all its blogs and social accounts, in an attempt to prevent further attacks from happening. The company says that no user information has been compromised during the attack, so users are all safe.
Microsoft removed the blogs and no signs of attacks can be found right now
   Microsoft removed the blogs and no signs of attacks can be found right now
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