Recent homepage hacking attempt

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by DazzleBerry » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:27 pm

We should not have any more issues with hacking in the future. No need to worry ;)

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Sintact » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:30 pm

Catarinab wrote:Thanks Sintact! We will try to keep the good work to help.

So let me ask only one more question: Is it quite solved or the hacker still around there "stalking" us?
Well, since the hacker didn't get to the Forum itself, we couldn't get the IP for detecting the computer, and probably ban it from the system and website, but since Cana and Dave already changed the passwords to a more complex ones; this shouldn't happen again.

Probably the user (if registered) is still floating around, but future damages shouldn't be made. With all this new information future problems will not be an issue.

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Wolf Runner1 » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:32 pm

WQ Coordinator wrote:Any errors you're experiencing now is just us attempting to adjust the security and permissions of the site; it doesn't mean the hacker is trying to change things. So though it's related to the aforementioned hacking, it's just us trying to make things safer.
Thank you Cana! I'm sure it wont be a problem any more. =D

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by wolf_storm » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:36 pm

Im glad it got cleared up! that was cirtainly a surprise when i got on ;O anyway, i hope that person doesnt do it again. its wrong. w-r-o-n-g. wrong

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Gloria Crystal » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:39 pm

Cana- Thx for post this, Cana! I'll try stay with my eyes very open! :D

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Catarinab » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:41 pm

Hey I noticed our signatures, exept Cana's gone. Was it the hacker or is a securit adjust?

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Larkarl » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:43 pm

Catarinab wrote:Hey I noticed our signatures, exept Cana's gone. Was it the hacker or is a securit adjust?
All signatures except the admins' disappear on the board announcements, if I am correct. So, neither. From what Cana and the mods have told us, the hacker never got to the forums.

Thanks for clearing this up, Cana.

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by AWolfSpirit » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:58 pm

Thanks for clearing that up Cana.

I must say, I think I figured out what the picture was. XD

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Koa » Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:18 pm

Just wanting to clear something up from their website I've been looking around on;
inj3ct0r is a professional hacking site built for educational uses. This quote will explain it:
"The ultimate archive of exploits and vulnerable software and a great resource for vulnerability researchers and security professionals.
Our aim is to collect exploits from submit tals and various mailing lists and concentrate them in one, easy to navigate database.
This was written for educational purpose. Use it at your own risk. Author will be not responsible for any damage. // r0073r"
..in other words, and since you guys have looked at the message that one of their members, w01f posted, they seem like they do not mean harm.

Our signatures do not appear in the Annoucements boards; it is a phpbb permission option that Cana does ethier not want, or has not set it. (: (If I'm correct)

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by MustangGirl » Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:22 pm

Thanks for the update, Cana^^ I was so freaked out when I saw the hacking thing... But, thank you^^

It good to know WQ hadn't been completly destroyed.

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Zethra » Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:28 pm

Thank you for the update Cana!

I'm glad to know the server is back to normal and Wolfquest hasn't been fully effected by this.

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by wolf_storm » Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:35 pm

what use is hacking for 'educational purposes?' how is hacking educational?

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Neamara » Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:02 pm

We can only hope this never happens again - thanks for the update, Cana. :)
Glad to hear everything's back to normal.

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Kieiyah » Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:18 pm

Thanks for the update on what's been going on, Cana. Thankfully the hacker problem has been solved.

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Re: Recent homepage hacking attempt

Post by Alpha Female » Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:22 pm

Thank you for informing us about this. I was fairly worried about the safety of the WQ site, but now I know there's nothing to worry about. Thanks again Cana! :wink:

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