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Tuesday, 27 March, 2007

McCain’s Site Hacked?

ABC News' Jennifer Parker Reports: McCain's MySpace Page Hacked.

In what is perhaps a new weapon in campaign digital media warfare, the MySpace page of presidential candidate Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., was hacked Tuesday.

"All I can say right now is that we're investigating," said Matt David, a spokesperson for McCain's 2008 White House bid.

Hacked? McCain was hotlinking to a photo on someone else's server. The owner of the other site simply changed the photo to this:

Hardly a "hack." The correct term is bandwidth theft by a presidential candidate.