Even the Taliban Is Getting Hacked

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PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN:  An unidentified Pakistani man watches a newly released propaganda compact disk (CD) play on a computer monitor, which is alledgedly from the Taliban entitled "Pasoon" which translates as "Uprising" in Peshawar, 20 December 2003.  Footage on the CDclams to show attacks by Taliban fighters on US troops in Southern Afghanistan, and sends a message to Afghans "To come out and wage a Jihad (Holy War) against the United States". AFP PHOTO/Tariq MAHMOOD.  (Photo credit should read TARIQ MAHMOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN: An unidentified Pakistani man watches a newly released propaganda compact disk (CD) play on a computer monitor, which is alledgedly from the Taliban entitled "Pasoon" which translates as "Uprising" in Peshawar, 20 December 2003. Footage on the CDclams to show attacks by Taliban fighters on US troops in Southern Afghanistan, and sends a message to Afghans "To come out and wage a Jihad (Holy War) against the United States". AFP PHOTO/Tariq MAHMOOD. (Photo credit should read TARIQ MAHMOOD/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: TARIQ MAHMOOD/2003 AFP

More proof that we have entered a terrifying new age in which everyone will be hacked at least once in their lifetime, either by anti-authority troublemakers, identity thieves, or British tabloids: Even the Taliban has been hacked, or at least clams it was, after a spokesman sent out text messages and e-mails announcing the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar. [LAT]