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Skype Targetted by Syrian Electronic Army

In a brazen attack to kick off the brand-new year, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacker group briefly took control of the Microsoft Skype service blog as well as its Facebook and Twitter accounts Jan. 1.

The SEA is an online hacktivist group that is loosely affiliated with the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The attack against Skype today did not directly affect any of Skype's voice communications services and did not breach any consumer information.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Syrian Electronic Army Goes After Skype

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.