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Twitter Hacked, Drones Hacked

December 18, 2009 · No Comments

…CNN reported that Twitter was hacked and shut down by a group called the Iranian Cyber Army.  It’s not clear, and probably never will be, whether the this group is connected to the Iranian Government, but one should remember the role Twitter played in getting information out of Iran after the last very dubious election.  Commentary on Twitter and the Iranian civil disobedience from Andrew Sullivan is here.

…a little more disturbing, reporting that U.S. Drones operating in Iraq have been hacked, and the hacking that did it wasn’t all that hard.  The story here from the Christian Science Monitor…

Categories: Computer Security

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