October 10, 2001

InternetNews.com: Britney Spears hacked into CNN.com (prankster posts fake version of CNN site with false news report, then promotes the hoax by exploiting CNN's own "e-mail this" service)
Wired News: Osama has a new friend (also see Snopes.com: Bert Is Evil!; Fox News: Bin Laden's felt-skinned henchman?; Bert working with bin Laden?; Fractalcow; the original Bert and bin Laden image; and the poster that used the image: photo #1 [Dutch news agency ANP], photo #2 [Reuters], and photo #3 [Reuters] / larger version of #3)