Skype's Twitter account compromised by Syrian Electronic Army

Hacking Syrian group referred to as the Syrian Electronic Army briefly compromises and takes over social media accounts for Skype -Twitter account which makes Microsoft's social media team that purchased Skype in 2011 starting off their 2014 year at a sour note. Luckily Skype accounts were unaffected.

There is evidence to suggest the attackers were able to gain access to Skype's Facebook and WordPress blogs as well, likely indicating either shared passwords or perhaps compromise of Skype employees' email accounts.