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by shahinavthal
Sat Feb 07, 2009 6:06 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 283536

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

It seems that there is a new spam initiative that uses a script capable of reading the CAPTCHA. This is entirely unrelated to the incident that this topic is about. Changes to the CAPTCHA have been introduced in SVN for 3.0.5. This is very much true and we are facing 80% of traffic by spam on site....
by shahinavthal
Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 283536

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Ohhh OK I was just covering my butt/your butt just in case you were still unsure. Well, then it's a fact then. They have that data. So what do you suggest we do now :cry: I am not sure if we should wait and see what level of information the hacker has, isnt it? I think we need to get over with the ...
by shahinavthal
Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 283536

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Okay..that explains it well..We all are ready to wait...(Especially people could open their support tickets here as well..So i feel all's fair :) ) Edit: Just a suggestion : If you feel there is a password hack threat..Best possible way would be to make phpbb.com to generate random passwords and the...
by shahinavthal
Mon Feb 02, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 283536

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

This is really sad as we knew of the threat before hand itself.. nevertheless...I am sure you guys would up all nyt to get this worked out... We should also appreciate the transparency shown by phpbb team on the problem But wouldnt the phpbb team have some old backups :? ? Maybe they should just put...