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Old July 11th 08, 16:53   #11
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Re: We were hacked yesterday

Isn't that just a matter of time? I thought there were just more people out to get PCs than Macs, but that anything connecting to the internet can be vulnerable if people spend enough time and effort figuring out how to mess it up.
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Old July 11th 08, 17:58   #12
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I wonder why would anyone bother to hack a fan site?I thought that they do those things to banks or government websites in order to steal some important info.
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Old July 11th 08, 19:01   #13
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I was on my work box, otherwise my Mac would have been ok. Bascially, i think hyp is right at some point somone will wirte a killer virus for OSX, but it will be harder as Macs are a lot safer due to their unix basis.

/Geek mode off.
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Old July 12th 08, 01:48   #14
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What free windows deal? Just curious.
It could be Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool.

I'm glad to see things are back to normal. Both my IE and Firefox were cranky trying to get here. Fortunately, my virus scanner kicked in as well.
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Old July 12th 08, 05:00   #15
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Yea, that's basically it. Thanks, Markas.

My computer actually took me to a page that addressed that specific trojan by name. But it was just the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, yes. Again, it was McAffee that stopped it from harming anything, I think, then this that removed it completely from my system. Or so I'm assuming.
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Old July 12th 08, 14:05   #16
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Re: We were hacked yesterday

Didn't seem to hit me.

I just got a "Forbidden" message every time I tried to log in that night.

I didn't get any programs trying to manifest themselves.

I've got Norton, so I guess it just kicked it into touch.
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Old July 12th 08, 14:07   #17
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Re: We were hacked yesterday

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I wonder why would anyone bother to hack a fan site?I thought that they do those things to banks or government websites in order to steal some important info.
Maybe it's a spider or crawler based hack... it just roams looking for databases to hack into?

I know nothing.
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Old July 26th 08, 19:15   #18
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And now, instead of being hacked, we're being pestered by bots. (Nibbled to death, perhaps?)
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Old July 26th 08, 21:11   #19
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I enjoy killing them as does Kribu...fear not.
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I saw one a few weeks ago... a thread was started... I cried foul

...and they made a resounding thump on the floor.
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