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Post today I got a: server hacked by.... window
Today I tried to access the Forums, and a fancy window popped up, going in circles saying something like: Server hacked by.... red letters on black background. Needless to say I closed it immediately and got the hell out of there before the page completed loading. After that I ran all anti-virus and anti-spyware in my computer and there seems to be no harm.
A few hours later everything was back to normal. Anyone know about this?


Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:26 pm
Post Re: today I got a: server hacked by.... window
Yeah, sent an e-mail to JB about it...this is what he had to say on the effects the hacking had:

JB wrote:
Took a little bit of effort but I fixed the problem and strengthened the security. Only one file was altered, so I had to track down a clean replacement.

I suppose I should be flattered that my little corner of the Internet was deemed worthy of hacking by someone.

The forums are up and working again.


So it wasn't a virus or anything like that, so don't be alarmed.


Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:32 pm
Post Re: today I got a: server hacked by.... window
Patrick wrote:
Yeah, sent an e-mail to JB about it...this is what he had to say on the effects the hacking had:

JB wrote:
Took a little bit of effort but I fixed the problem and strengthened the security. Only one file was altered, so I had to track down a clean replacement.

I suppose I should be flattered that my little corner of the Internet was deemed worthy of hacking by someone.

The forums are up and working again.


So it wasn't a virus or anything like that, so don't be alarmed.


Hey thanks a lot for the information! Great job by Sir James B. ! 8-) :D


Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:44 pm
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Post Re: today I got a: server hacked by.... window
Threeperf35 wrote:
Patrick wrote:
Yeah, sent an e-mail to JB about it...this is what he had to say on the effects the hacking had:

JB wrote:
Took a little bit of effort but I fixed the problem and strengthened the security. Only one file was altered, so I had to track down a clean replacement.

I suppose I should be flattered that my little corner of the Internet was deemed worthy of hacking by someone.

The forums are up and working again.


So it wasn't a virus or anything like that, so don't be alarmed.


Hey thanks a lot for the information! Great job by Sir James B. ! 8-) :D


The hacking was an annoyance but not malicious. Other than the "index.php" file, nothing was touched and no other files were tampered with or altered. The database is locked up tightly, so that wasn't impacted. I guess it's a calling card of sorts.


Sun Sep 25, 2011 9:41 pm
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