All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Syrian Electronic Army’

CNN’s Twitter, Facebook Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Late Thursday night, CNN had a bunch of social media accounts hacked. The group responsible, the Syrian Electronic Army, announced their intent to “retaliate against CNN’s viciously lying reporting aimed at prolonging the suffering in Syria.” According to CNN, “the affected accounts included CNN’s main Facebook account, CNN Politics’ Facebook account and the Twitter pages for CNN and CNN’s Security …

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked a Microsoft blog again. You may recall earlier this month when the organization gained control of the company’s official Skype blog and Skype social media accounts. At the time, it advised readers against using Microsoft’s email products because “they are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the governments.” On Monday, they gained …

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Skype Finally Restores Blog After Attack

Last week, Microsoft’s Skype had its Twitter account, Facebook page and blog compromised, with the Syrian Electronic Army taking control of all three to spread an anti-spying/anti-Microsoft email message. On Monday, Skype finally announced that its blog is back and operational. The company said in its return post: On Jan. 1, 2014, we became aware of a targeted cyber-attack that …

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Skype Blog Hacked To Tell People Not To Use Microsoft Email

Microsoft’s Skype had its Twitter account, Facebook page and blog compromised on Wednesday, with the Syrian Electronic Army taking control of all three to spread its anti-spying/anti-Microsoft email message. Back in the summer, leaked slides from the NSA came out indicating that the government agency could wiretap Skype video calls thanks to a “backdoor” in the popular service. The Guardian …

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New York Times Latest SEA Target

In a late Tuesday afternoon digital attack, the New York Times, Twitter and The Huffington Post became the latest reported victims of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). If you are looking for the latest crossword or list of best sellers, patience is a virtue. The New York Times is offering workaround solutions. Much of Twitter remained accessible and, according to …

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LinkedIn Blog Attacked by Syrian Hackers

[UPDATE] The blog is back up. [ORIGINAL] On the same day that LinkedIn has launched its new iPad app, the announcement of the app on the LinkedIn blog is unavailable. In fact, the entire blog is unavailable due to an attack on the site. The Next Web (TNW) is reporting that the blog has apparently been hacked by a group …

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