File this one under #PrivacyFail.
While traveling on an Amtrak Acela train Thursday, former National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden apparently decided to give some background interviews to reporters, stipulating that he didn't want to be quoted by name.
What Hayden, who is also a former CIA director, forgot is that when you're in public, you're never really alone. A fellow passenger named Tom Matzzie overhead Hayden's side of the conversations and began live-tweeting details.
Hayden was a good sport about it all. He sat down for a chat with Matzzie, who runs a renewable energy company, and even posed for a photo with Matzzie.