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Posted at 2:33 PM ET, 02/22/2011

VOA Web site apparently hit by Iranian hackers

By Al Kamen and Tara Bahrampour

Iranian hackers apparently hit the Voice of America Web site on Monday afternoon, replacing pages with a statement saying in Persian and English that "we have proven that we can" and asking Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton if she wanted to "hear the voice of oppressed nations will from heart of USA."

The flag on the screen is that of the Islamic Republic of Iran, suggesting that the hacking came from that country or from supporters of the regime there.

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By Al Kamen and Tara Bahrampour  | February 22, 2011; 2:33 PM ET
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