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TODAY   |  October 31, 2013

NSA: We didn’t hack Google, Yahoo servers

The National Security Agency is denying reports that it has hacked into Google and Yahoo main servers. Officials at Google claim they were unaware of the issue but are “outraged,” NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

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>> the constant drip, drip, drip. the national security agency this morning is denying a report that it hacked into google andrea hoo servers as a part of its spying program. nbc andrea mitchell has more on this story.

>> good morning, natalie. based on leaked documents from edward snowden, the washington post now reports the nsa and british intelligence have hacked into the main communications link on google andrea hoo overseas. this would be a back doorway that avoid a court order to act says accounts. this enabled the nsa to hack hundreds of user accounts , including many americans. the nsa issued a combreef denial and did not address this specific charge. yahoo and google said they were unaware of the hacking. google says it has long been concerned about this kind of snooping, adding, we are outraged at the lengths to which the government has gone to our private networks . it under scores the need for reform.

>> andrea mitchell . thanks.