WASHINGTON (AP) - A hacker broke into 49 U.S. House Web sites of
both political parties to post a crude attack on President Barack
Obama after his State of the Union address.
The sites of Ohio Democrats John Boccieri Steve
Driehaus and Charlie Wilson were among those that were
A spokesman for the House chief administrative officer says the
sites are managed by a private vendor that let its guard down while
performing an update.
Most House Web sites are overseen by House technicians but
individual offices are permitted to contract with a third party to
manage new features and updates.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader John Boehner
of Ohio have asked for a review of what happened.
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