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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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Sky News Accidentally Sends Private Tweet, Then Covers It Up By Claiming To Be Hacked

In February 2012, Sky News made Twitter headlines with its widely contested ban on its employees retweeting or sharing information from any Twitter users not employed by Sky News.

And now the broadcaster is stirring the Twitter pot again with a strange fake hack cover-up.

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5 Tips For Protecting Your Twitter Account From Hackers

On the Internet, privacy and security are major concerns, especially as hacking on Twitter is more rampant than ever.

In order to protect your Twitter account from hackers – be they intentionally targeting your account, or including you in a systematic sweep – follow these five tips, below.

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Footballer Alan Smith’s Twitter Account ‘Hacked’ By Dumped Fiancée. Cue Character Assassination

England and Newcastle footballer Alan Smith has had his Twitter account ‘hacked’ by what appears to be a bitter and recently dumped fiancée, with hilarious – and potentially quite damaging – results.

Smith, who has made nineteen appearances for England at an international level, is fairly prolific on Twitter, but looks like he made his last legitimate tweet about 7 hours ago. After that, it’s all his disgruntled ex. And she has a lot to say.

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