Following Xbox Twitter Account, Official Microsoft Twitter Account Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

Microsoft Twitter Account

After hacking official Xbox and Xbox support twitter accounts, official SyrianElectronicArmy has hacked the official Microsoft Twitter account. As you can see in the image above, they have tweeted about Microsoft email accounts being monitored by governments and top websites visited on IE is for downloading other browsers.

I think its time for Microsoft to revisit their official social media account usage policy. May be changing strong passwords often with knowledge social media managers should avoid this sort of embarrassing moments.

Update:

A Microsoft Spokesperson confirmed the hacking with the following statement,

“Microsoft is aware of targeted cyberattacks that temporarily affected the Xbox Support and Microsoft News Twitter accounts. The accounts were quickly reset and we can confirm that no customer information was compromised.”

 

What do you think?

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