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by rockeiro
Sun Feb 08, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 268860

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

I've got two forums running and have more or less eliminated the current rash of registrations by changing my captcha x-axis to 14 and my y-axis to 6. Give that a try everyone.
by rockeiro
Sat Feb 07, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 268860

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Then we have the disgruntled approving such behavior, even by at least one person who is an avid supporter of phpBB 2. To me this whole thing is well beyond belief, both the exploit and the "they had it coming" attitude. You have to wonder when even 10 or 20 people say that the only thing our creep...
by rockeiro
Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:27 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 268860

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

At the same time as the *Twit* was hacking, in the 2 weeks prior, perhaps coincidentally, the stock captchas have been cracked by registration robots and as a result, bot registrations suddenly started coming in. I personally did go back and change the x and y axis settings for the captchas and this...
by rockeiro
Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 268860

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Thankfully the phpBB 3 software was not the compromised software. I tip my hat to the team that had the forsight to have version 3 audited for security. It is war out there and we appreciate a well armored installation. As for the incident of the hacking itself, there is no excuse for the irresponsi...