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We Were Hacked!

Discussion in 'Site News / Feedback / Questions' started by Anthony, Aug 19, 2008.

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  1. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Well guys as you can see we were hacked! They hacked into my hosting account and added an index.html file with what I'm sure you all saw. "Hacked by Spyder Team" or whatever. I called my host and they were like "Well, we have to submit a ticket to the security team and let them handle it." I asked how long that would take and they had no idea, so I took matters into my own hands and fixed it all!

    To whom ever thought it was funny to hack me. You'll get yours, don't worry. Your IP address was logged and proxies won't hide you!
     
  2. trajik ink

    trajik ink New Member

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    yeah, i def. seen that was whoe, then i was like whooooe, then like whhhoooooeeeee.........
    that really sucks.
     
  3. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Clearly they were idiots. If they were real hackers they would have deleted my databases and everything, not just added their HTML file.
     
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    yeah, bunch of little punks!!!
     
  5. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    Apparently they're Aerobic or something. Their hackers "forum" has some weird language on it.

    <a class="postlink" href="http://WwW.VbSpiDerS.CoM" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">WwW.VbSpiDerS.CoM</a>
     
  6. Anonymous

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    Or either they have coded they comps to translate that arabic gibberish so that we (general public) cant see what they are talking about. Either way i was like wtf is going on! Im glad to see you got it back up though I was worried they had deleted everything!
     
  7. Anthony

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    I was too! I changed every password related to my hosting account and this forum. My original password wasn't easy either. It was 6 random letters and 2 numbers.
     
  8. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    HostGator is on the forum as I type this...
     
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    Here's their response to my ticket.

    The account password was used to place a malicous file (removed) and to upload a
    defacement HTML page.


    Aug 19 19:53:32 gator458 pure-ftpd: (anthonya@41.249.12.239) [NOTICE]
    /home/anthonya//public_html/index.html uploaded (8190 bytes, 2.93KB/sec)
    Aug 19 19:54:04 gator458 pure-ftpd: (anthonya@41.249.12.239) [INFO] Logout.
    Aug 19 19:57:40 gator458 pure-ftpd: (?@41.249.12.239) [INFO] anthonya is now
    logged in
    Aug 19 19:58:13 gator458 pure-ftpd: (anthonya@41.249.12.239) [NOTICE]
    /home/anthonya//public_html/includes/acp/info/izrisnip.php uploaded (213734
    bytes, 10.5

    David Naraghi
    Hostgator Network Security and Support


    That's their IP address.
     
  10. Anthony

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    Here's some info on the IP address that got access to my account.

    The Ebene Cyber Tower One is a 12-storey, 72m tall commercial building located in Ebene Cyber City, Mauritius. The blue glass and gray stone building has been awarded the “Intelligent Building of the Year” by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), USA in 2005. The IBMS (Integrated Building Management System) for this building was conceived and implemented by Race Technologies, a company based out of Chennai, India.

    The reinforced concrete tower which was completed in a period of only 18 months is a fully air-conditioned building with a surface area of 42,275m². Situated in a residential zone and at about 10km south of Port Louis, the country's capital, the Ebene Cyber Tower One is part of a plan by the Government of Mauritius to develop information and communications technologies as a fifth pillar of the nation’s economy.

    India's prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurated the Ebene Cyber Tower One on April 1, 2005. Nearby, construction on Cyber Tower Two has already ended and the latter should include very modern features just like Cyber Tower One.


    Mauritius (pronounced: IPA: /məˈrɪʃəs/; French: Île Maurice /il mɔ'ʁis/; Mauritian Creole: Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius, French: République de Maurice, is an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres (560 mi) east of Madagascar. In addition to the island of Mauritius, the republic includes the islands of St. Brandon, Rodrigues and the Agalega Islands. Mauritius is part of the Mascarene Islands, with the French island of Réunion 200 km (125 mi) to the southwest and the island of Rodrigues 570 km to the northeast.
     
  11. trajik ink

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    wow, you got alot of info there......
     
  12. Anthony

    Anthony Thread Starter Active Member

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    I'm waiting to see what action HostGator is going to take against the user who did this.
     
  13. Anthony

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    I just banned that whole island from my server. LoL
     
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    Im so glade it is fixed. i was fixing to freak out. glade it is thought.
     
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    Wow Anthony you got your laptop just in time!
     
  17. trajik ink

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    right, you got lucky man!!
     
  18. Anthony

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    Yeah I know! Luckily they didn't delete anything because my backups were on my other laptop.

    I have a 500GB external hard drive. I'm going to start using it. LoL
     
  19. Anonymous

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    If you use your external drive like I use mine, itll take you five mins at least to find it!
     
  20. Anthony

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    LoL No, I know where it is. It's right next to me on the table.

    Luckily Aquarium Space made it through the night ! [dancing] I don't think we'll have any more issues now guys.
     
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