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Hacker Turns Purple-And-Gold LSU Website Crimson

Dec 5, 2011
Originally published on December 5, 2011 7:46 am
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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. We're more than a month away from college football's title game, LSU versus Alabama. But they've already had the first play, featuring a head-fake by Alabama.

Louisiana State sells merchandise online in the school colors, purple and gold. But LSU fans received a surprise last night. Somebody hacked the site so that for a few hours, it displayed jerseys and other accessories in crimson and white - the colors of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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