News spread like a fire when the news came up on Digg saying Google blog hacked! Everything was done in minutes, from hijacking to fixing. It was all a matter of opportunity. A guy named Trey Philips, thought of registering a blog with the name googleblog - which is already being used by Google, he succeeded registering it under his name and boom Google was kicked off that blog. I have the link if you want to see the live action and the AIM conversation
This story even got published at news.com. Have a look at the screen shot below.