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  1. #11
    We were hacked just recently. I found out about this this evening, and I was seriously shaken up at first, but then someone recommended that I host with them, and now I did, and I'll have to start over again unless I can get a backup from my co-administrator, PM it to the site owner of the person who requested i host with them, etc... I'm in the process of creating new boards though. Sometimes I almost wish I didn't start doing this, but we now have a domain so it's all good.

  2. #12
    [quote name='Ashley' date='28 February 2010 - 07:43 AM' timestamp='1267343018' post='9964']



    We were hacked just recently. I found out about this this evening, and I was seriously shaken up at first, but then someone recommended that I host with them, and now I did, and I'll have to start over again unless I can get a backup from my co-administrator, PM it to the site owner of the person who requested i host with them, etc... I'm in the process of creating new boards though. Sometimes I almost wish I didn't start doing this, but we now have a domain so it's all good.



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    Ashley, I've got the board back up for you It seems like it was hacked by JakJak.

  3. #13
    I would be surprised if JakJak could hack the forum unless your password was really easy to guess. Also I'm guessing your PS account was hacked?

  4. #14
    [quote name='Sbfc' date='28 February 2010 - 06:34 AM' timestamp='1267360478' post='9992']



    I would be surprised if JakJak could hack the forum unless your password was really easy to guess. Also I'm guessing your PS account was hacked?



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    PS = Promotion Source? I haven't been on that site in ages, so I don't know. My Forum Promotion was though. I think it was a case of our password being all to easy to guess. Thankfully on FP, Fowler was kind enough to reset my password for me, which is the one I use on FP, as for Chatting Time, I think the Cpanel might have been hacked into, because I changed my password on the main forum a while back.

  5. #15
    Ours has once, just a simple re-direct is all.

  6. #16
    [quote name='Ashley' date='01 March 2010 - 11:24 PM' timestamp='1267485840' post='10133']



    PS = Promotion Source? I haven't been on that site in ages, so I don't know. My Forum Promotion was though. I think it was a case of our password being all to easy to guess. Thankfully on FP, Fowler was kind enough to reset my password for me, which is the one I use on FP, as for Chatting Time, I think the Cpanel might have been hacked into, because I changed my password on the main forum a while back.



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    I'm sure you were using the cPanel password somewhere else, but for now on I have a random password for Chatting Time's cPanel to make sure we don't get hacked again

  7. #17
    I haven't. I always change my passwords on everything to something long and random because being hacked is probably the worst thing that can happen on the internet.

  8. #18
    Yep, I was targeted by a few people after getting angry at them for another thing.

  9. #19
    Lately Chatting Time was hacked and it was due to an account password being week. From now on passwords are very secure of admins.

  10. #20
    My first forum, The Spam Can was hacked, due to a trojan in my computer.

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