Hacker group Syrian Electronic Army claimed to have seized the Facebook.Com online address in what it joked was a belated birthday greeting.
Facebook said that no traffic to the website was hijacked, and that no users of the social network were affected.
Hacking group, Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), reportedly attacked Microsoft`s Office blog hours after it was redesigned.
Microsoft has confirmed the Syrian Electronic Army hacked into a `small number` of employees` email accounts.
Internet calling and messaging service Skype said that user data is safe after the Syrian Electronic Army momentarily took control of the company`s Twitter feed and Facebook page.
The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype.
President Barack Obama`s social media account has been hacked.
The website of the popular American daily, The New York Times, has experienced an external attack as a result hundreds and thousands of netizens were unable to browse it for hours.
The notorious and yet proficient Syrian Electronic Army, in their latest hacking spree, have targeted and defaced Sky`s Android apps.
In another cyber-attack Twitter and Financial Times (FT) website have reportedly been hacked.
The New York Times has revealed that its website was hacked earlier this week, preventing access to a small number of users.
Twitter has warned news organisations to tighten security in the wake of several high-profile hackings.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
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