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Iran state broadcaster hacked with images of dissident group

The faces of Mujahedin-e-Khalq leaders Massoud and Maryam Rajavi briefly disrupted state TV programming.
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State TV in Iran acknowledged a brief hack of its channels on Thursday that appeared to be the work of an exiled dissident group in the run-up to the anniversary of Iran’s 1979 revolution.

For roughly 10 seconds, the faces of Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) leaders interrupted programming on Iranian state broadcaster IRIB.  

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