They won’t confirm it. They won’t deny it. They won’t acknowledge that it happened or that they knew what they were doing while they were doing it. This is spindoctoring at its best but they aren’t fooling anyone.
While NSA boss Keith Alexander issued a misleading denial of this morning’s report of how the NSA has infiltrated Yahoo and Google’s networks by hacking into their private network connections between datacenters, the NSA has now come out with its official statement which is yet another typical non-denial denial. They deny things that weren’t quite said while refusing to address the actual point: