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Hacker tricks with nuclear website

Date: February 12, 2007

Red-faced officials at Canada’s nuclear safety watchdog said they were probing how a hacker had managed to litter its official website with dozens of colour photographs of a nuclear explosion.

The Ottawa Citizen newspaper said every media release on the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s website had been labelled as a security breach on Wednesday. When opened, each document had a headline reading ‘For immediate release’ and underneath was a large photo of an exploding atomic bomb.
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