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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft News And XBox Support Twitter Accounts

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft News And XBox Support Twitter Accounts

It’s barely a few weeks into 2014, and the Syrian Electronic Army has wielded its power yet again.

The victim this time? Microsoft, whose @XboxSupport and Microsoft News (@MSFTnews) Twitter accounts were hacked on Saturday.

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President Obama Has His Twitter And Facebook Links Hacked

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President Obama’s link shortener service was hijacked by a Syrian hacker squad Monday night. The hack caused President Obama’s Twitter and Facebook pages to redirect links originally meant for Obama’s website to instead point to a Syrian revolutionary propaganda video. The video highlights the Syrian Electronic Army, a group supporting the Assad regime in Syria.

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Hootsuite Offers Twitter Security Alerts To Help Protect Your Accounts

Do you live in fear of the Syrian Electronic Army hacking your Twitter account? Or do you have a CEO with less than stellar social media skills? Or maybe you belong on our Twit List as someone who outsources “social” to interns and kinda deserve whatever public embarrassment you get.

But regardless of the scenario, a little Twitter security couldn’t hurt. For at the end of the day, even the most savvy social-ites are at risk.

And guess what? Hootsuite’s got yo’ back:

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Syrian Electronic Army Strikes Again! Where’s Batman When You Need Him?

As the web cries out, yet again, after an attack by the Syrian Electronic Army, those of us fond of 80′s superhero shows feel like we’re watching an episode unfold. And it’s pretty fantastic.

Any minute now, the SuperFriends will come to the rescue.

Either that, or the hacks will just continue. It’s more fun to imagine the former. Ka-pow!

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Another Day, Another High-Profile Twitter Hack: E! Online

The Syrian Electronic Army, the group behind the April 23 hacking of the Associated Press Twitter account, and more recently CBS, hacked into the E! Online profile on Saturday.

The hackers tweeted a fake “exclusive” allegedly from Justin Bieber announcing that he was gay, which prompted more than 1,000 retweets and more than 350 favorites.

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Syrian Hackers Send Fake Tweet From AP Account Announcing White House Attack

Did you see the tweet that came from the Associated Press Twitter account earlier today?

The tweet claimed The White House was under an attack of some sort and that the President Obama was injured. Coming so soon after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, many folks believed it and retweeted it.

Some hacks are funny, like when Burger King got hacked - or they’re mostly harmless razzing, but this one could’ve caused widespread panic  - and it DID cause a change in the stock market.

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