Pentagon hacked

According to various news reports, including the BBC and Time, the Penatgon was hacked on Wednesday, resulting in Pentagon email being suspended."Elements of the...

According to various news reports, including the BBC and Time, the Penatgon was hacked on Wednesday, resulting in Pentagon email being suspended.

"Elements of the... unclassified email system were taken offline yesterday afternoon due to a detected penetration," said US Defence Secretary Robert Gates.

What's more worrying is that Gates appears not to use email. When asked if his email had been affected, he said:

"I don't do e-mail. I'm a low-tech person."

How on earth does he communicate? There's only a limited amount of stuff you can do over the phone...