Was Google Hacked?

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Google says no, that it was just a DNS glitch. Then why was there another search engine showing up?

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This one demands an in-depth press release, I'd say.

Google Hacked? No DNS Glitch says Google [GigaOm]

Update: The consensus seems to be that someone else exploited a DNS mistake on Google's part. So not a hack, per se, but a 'taking advantage of.' Sister LifeHacker has a few more details.
Google unreachable for 15 minutes [LifeHacker]

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