A news website in Iran has been left with egg on its face after falling for a “joke” story about Barack Obama’s BlackBerry being hacked, and secret emails between the US President and his closest aides being released to the world.
The website PressTV.ir picked up on a Fox News story about a new comedy book, claiming to reveal Obama’s secret BlackBerry communications with the likes of Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, and Nuclear Command and Control, and – unfortunately – reported the jocular claims of hackers gaining access to the world’s most important mobile phone as fact.
The confusion was probably brought about by the…
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