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Welcome back forum. :)

Post by pinkdevil » Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:22 pm

Wow, what a weird last few days. :shock:

Glad to see Indian Ringnecks is back up and running. I was beginning to get the "D T's" :?

Hmmmm....hackers must not have much else better to do with their life then ruin things for others. :evil:


Anyway, all is good now. :)

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Post by Datsun and Family » Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:48 pm

Yep all is safe and well, sorry about that guys!!
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Post by Lauren » Sat Oct 18, 2008 12:22 am

:D Yep all clear! Sorry everybirdy! I logged in yesterday and got a bit of a shock myself! I had my fingers crossed we didnt loose everything. Imran your the champ! Thankyou. :wink:
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Post by laine » Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:07 am

Whilst I am glad it was a problem with this site, I was freaking out that someone had hacked into my computer. Glad all is ok now. :lol:
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Post by julie » Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:53 am

Aaron thought the same thing too laine, I didn't think so because I have seen it happen before.

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Post by Fah » Tue Oct 21, 2008 9:36 pm

Is there any way we can find out what the hack involved?

ie; what kind of hack was it? Was it a simple address hijack? Or did they gain assess to any core member lists / emails and possibly logins?

Just curious about personal forum identity and im sure there are several members here who use similar usernames / passwords on their emails accounts etc...

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Post by pinkdevil » Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:58 pm

It happened again????

I wonder if this forum is now a target for hackers?

:?

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Post by Fah » Wed Oct 22, 2008 12:27 am

Same group.

"Snake Team" (wouldnt be overly worried).

Its a relatively minor defacing group of "hackers" if you want to call them that.

They operate out of crewz.org

They mainly deface websites to earn "credit" I guess, simply doing mediocre defacements to disrupt websites... main trend seems to be christian based websites, though they will attack other popular forums hosted by places running vulnerabilities or new exploitable techniques.

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Post by freaky » Wed Oct 22, 2008 12:58 am

as the sql database is till intact all they seem to be doing is a redirect, also evident in the forum starts to load before being moved to the other sites.

what version of phpbb are you running, and have you added the latest security patches. now they now they can do this site they will be back time after time.

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Post by freaky » Wed Oct 22, 2008 12:59 am

might be worth updating

http://www.phpbb.com/downloads/?sid=8f6 ... fe8453fd9f

now on version 3 released a few weeks ago.

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Post by ringneck » Wed Oct 22, 2008 10:50 am

yup..going to bring the forum to 3.0....just have to wait till the weekend...so busy:(

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Post by freaky » Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:56 am

i know the feeling, and the updates are never simple are they.

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Post by laine » Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:43 am

Oh No, Not again but glad all is ok again, I have been too scared to log in just in case it was someone trying to hack my computer. Hope it doesn't happen again.
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Post by kyria » Sun Oct 26, 2008 3:00 am

Guess I missed all the excitement. What a great team we have here. Glad its all ok now. :D *waves at everyone*
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