Games hacked for militants' jihad

Friday, 5 May 2006, 10:06 AM EST

The makers of combat video games have unwittingly become part of a global propaganda campaign by Islamic militants against the United States, US Defence officals say.

Tech-savvy militants from al Qaeda and other groups have modified video war games so that US troops play the role of bad guys in running gunfights against heavily armed Islamic radical heroes, US Defence Department official and contractors told the US Congress.

At Australian IT.

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