SM Hacked by exploit

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by melbo, Jan 26, 2012.


  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Sorry for the downtime tonight. I was traveling the last few days and didn't notice an alert about an exploit discovered in a module our forum software runs.

    Since I didn't catch it in time, we went into stage 2 and then 3 of the attack.

    Everything should be good now and while annoying, we didn't lose any information.

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  2. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Ewwww, Ugly....... Thanks for getting things Back..... I for one appreciate all the work you do here, Melbo... THANKS....
     
  3. Gunny Highway

    Gunny Highway Hard Work and Sacrifice blessed by God's Grace Site Supporter

    Hackers - I vote death penalty if caught....anyone else feel that way ? I just hate em
     
  4. french821

    french821 Monkey+

    i dont mean to be off subject here, but i a new user here and I was wondering why I can only down load X number of file. Also does this change after i become a full member?
     
  5. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Does this mean somebody tried hacking into the system or you ended up with a malicious plug-in or what, most of what was in the explanation is Greek to me.
     
  6. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    I think so, after you have made a certain amount of posts you are not classified as a probationary member.
     
  7. Redneck Rebel

    Redneck Rebel Monkey++

    At first when I logged in and saw the BS, I was like:
    ohno

    Then I log in today and I read this and it's more like:
    crankyankersyay.
     
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