It’s barely a few weeks into 2014, and the Syrian Electronic Army has wielded its power yet again.
Mashable’s SEA contact, dubbed Syrian Eagle, provided them with the following reasoning behind the hacking:
“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 what they are doing affected the SEA.”
Microsoft confirmed the attacks and assured that no customer data was affected.
Concerned about your own account? As always, keep your password long and complicated, change it every so often, and check out our 5 Tips For Protecting Your Twitter Account From Hackers.
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