Following official Microsoft social media accounts and Xbox social media accounts, Syrian Electronic Army today gained access over official Microsoft Office blogs. As usual, they posted some illegal content to prove that they have hacked. However, Microsoft has now restored their blog. This hacking comes after few hours of re-design of Office blogs by Microsoft. It now has modern, more visual appeal to it. 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. Microsoft’s Office blog ...

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Syrian Electronic Army which recently hacked some of the Microsoft’s social media accounts threatened Microsoft on Twitter that they are not yet done with Microsoft and there will be more attacks in the future. We didn’t finish our attack on @Microsoft yet, stay tuned for more! #SEA — SyrianElectronicArmy (@Official_SEA16) January 15, 2014 The worst part is that SEA has got access to Microsoft employee emails as well. You can see the communication between Microsoft Story Teller Steve’s mail to his boss on recent attacks by SEA. See the screenshot below,   What @Microsoft staff are doing – Part 2 #SEA pic.twitter.com/H7sV91VvJW — SyrianElectronicArmy (@Official_SEA16) January 12, 2014   SEA even tweeted that a Microsoft employee changed his password from Microsoft1 to Microsoft2 to make it stronger. I guess, Microsoft will come up with more stronger internal policies when it comes to passwords to prevent such attacks in the future. ...

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