Tom Spurgeon's Web site of comics news, reviews, interviews and commentary















Home > News Story and Obituary Archive

News: IDW Site Hacked
posted August 22, 2004
 

August 22 -- IDW Publishing, the aggressive trade paperback and media licensing company, received further evidence of their arrival on the comics scene when their web site was hacked into and altered for a few hours. The idwpublishing.com site contained boasting messages from the hackers and various nasty messages regarding U.S. President George Bush and Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

IDW quickly reclaimed the site for its promotional usage. On August 1, the well-trafficked comic book news site Newsarama was also hacked, although no connection between the two incidents has been discovered.