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Hackers message Obama on university computers

PORTLAND, Ore. - Hackers got into the computers of the Oregon University System and posted a message telling PresidentBarack Obama to mind his own business and not to comment on thedisputed Iranian election.

The message was up for 90 minutes before state technicians took it down Wednesday morning.

Diane Saunders, spokeswoman for the system that controlsOregon's seven public universities, said the hackers apparently gotinto the system through third-party software that had not beenproperly updated.

The message, sent to The Associated Press by the universitysystem, addressed the president as "Hey Stupid Fly CatcherObama!" It claims that the opposition was not cheated in the June12 vote.

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