USA blamed for spy malware planted on French president's network
- — Nov. 21, 2012, 6:09 p.m.
A sophisticated state-sponsored hack into the offices of the French presidency took place earlier this year, according to newspaper reports.
And which country is alleged to have planted malware on computers at the Elysee Palace? None other than the United States.
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