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The Hack that Wasn’t: Sec. Clinton and Operation AdWords

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May 24, 2012
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“When news outlets recently quoted U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claiming that State Department operatives hacked the web sites of al Qaeda affiliates in Yemen, we didn’t know whether to be proud of the feds’ Leet skills or appalled at the administration’s hypocrisy regarding hacking.

Turns out the hacks who wrote the stories got it wrong – though Danger Room’s David Axe, who was on the scene, got the story right the first go round. And now, with the hyped headlines dialed back, we’re just disappointed.”

Source: The Hack that Wasn’t: Sec. Clinton and Operation AdWords | Threat Level | Wired.com