In some cases, hackers may be seeking to gain access to a company's computer network simply to have it as a base of operations during a future conflict. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A still image from video footage released by the U.S. Department of Defense shows Osama bin Laden watching himself on TV. Rex Features/AP hide caption

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Information obtained by interrogating suspected al-Qaida members imprisoned at the detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, helped lead the U.S. to Osama bin Laden. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. military guard carries shackles in preparation for moving a detainee at the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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