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Microsoft's Twitter account hacked

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Jerry Lee Lewis famously sang "there's a whole lotta shakin goin on". Lately, it feels like there is a whole lot of hacking going on. While the world is still reeling from the Target hack, it seems that Microsoft and Twitter have unwillingly joined the retailer as victims.

Today, one of Microsoft's Twitter accounts, @MSFTnews was infiltrated by The Syrian Electronic Army -- a group that claims to be supporters of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. But who is at fault, Microsoft or Twitter?

In other words, the hack could be a true compromise and breakdown of Twitter's security or, on the other hand, a Microsoft employee may have pulled a President Skroob and used a password like "12345".

 

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Re: Microsoft's Twitter account hacked

OH now that is all too funny!


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Re: Microsoft's Twitter account hacked


DavidP1970 wrote:

OH now that is all too funny!


Yea, now I'm going to have to change the combo on my garage door since everyone knows my combo now! ROFL Smiley Tongue

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Re: Microsoft's Twitter account hacked

I'm more shocked that Daniel knows who Jerry Lee Lewis was.....wow!  Smiley Very Happy

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Yes I know who he was but that wasn't my words! Smiley Tongue

 

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