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+ - Hackers make spoof annnouncement of Jobs death->

Submitted by iammani
iammani writes: Hackers have hijacked a web feed of the Macworld 2009 conference to make spoof announcements about the death of Steve Jobs. The micro-blogging feed at Macrumorslive.com was running smoothly through the first 23 minutes of the keynote speech given my Phil Schiller, senior vice president of marketing at Apple. Then a message saying: "Steve Jobs just died" was posted. Three minutes later, the feed clarified: "Retraction on Steve Jobs comment ... we don't know how that got in our feed. Steve did not die." That prompted another message saying: "Oh wait, sorry, Steve did die. Our condolences." Link :http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandtechnology/technology/apple/4160810/Macworld-2009-Hackers-make-spoof-annnouncement-of-Steve-Jobs-death.html
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