December 15th, 2011
08:02 PM ET

Did Iran find a way to 'hack' the downed U.S. spy drone?

Iran has claimed that it "brought down" the U.S. drone that landed largely intact–even suggesting Iranian engineers were able to "hack" the radar-evading aircraft's software and order the aircraft to land. On CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, security analyst Chad Sweet said the real explanation may have been a simple malfunction, causing the aircraft to activate an "emergency landing protocol."

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