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April Fools Virus Story Has 60 Minutes A Bit Fooled

stahl_4-1.jpgU.S. News and World Report’s Paul Bedard reports on an error made in a 60 Minutes story about the Conficker Virus, which was reported to strike today, April Fools’ Day.

Bedard reports an image used in the story of the supposed Russian hackers was actually just a group of teenagers from Finland. CBS News has since corrected the error online.

TV Barn’s Aaron Barnhart had his own qualms with the piece — mainly, what was not reported.

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