It seems like New Year got some serious security breaches. Yesterday we heard about SnapChat database leak of 4.6 millions accounts and now the Skype is targeted by Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). SEA hacked Twitter account of Skype along with Official Facebook page and Skype’s blog. Few posts and tweets were done by the hacker on repective sites. Twitter acount of Skype stated that
“Don’t use Microsoft emails(hotmail,outlook), they are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the governments. More details soon #SEA.”
Even a post on Skype’s blog were done by SEA hackers which stated “Hacked by Syrian Army, Stop Spying”. Another post was some what Anti-Microsoft which stated to “Don’t use Microsoft emails(hotmail,outlook), they are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the governments.“, same as on Twitter. All this articles, posts and tweets were deleted by Microsoft as soon as they got control over their hacked account. Screenshots regarding the hacks:
But before the tweet gets deleted from Twitter, it was already retweeted more than 8000 times. It was spreading like fire on web. Microsoft may feel sad about this hack and will act against such activities soon. This year started with Cyber Crime and is going high as two hacks in two days. Soon Internet world will see more. Stay Tuned.