Obviously, hacking can be a major problem. Gross amounts of money have been spent in an attempt to prevent hacking, and Internet security remains an important issue. Still, it happens. On Friday, Reuters was hacked and fake stories concerning Syria were posted.
According to the a statement released by a parent firm. Thomas Reuters, "Reuters.com was a target of a hack on Friday. Our blogging platform was compromised and fabricated blog posts were falsely attributed to several Reuters journalists."'