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Ubuntu (Vbulletin) forum hacked

  1. Jul 24, 2013 #1

    Stephen Tashi

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    I got an email saying the Ubuntu forum was hacked to the extent of exposing user email names and passwords. Since this forum also says "Vbulletin", I suppose the admins should get the details of that.
     
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  3. Jul 27, 2013 #2
    Thanks for the notice. A real shame. Hope they are back on their feet again!
     
  4. Jul 27, 2013 #3
    Yes, I received a similar email.
     
  5. Jul 27, 2013 #4

    fluidistic

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    I don't know whether it's related but FICS (free internet chess server) has been attackd by hackers too on July 18th; the website is still down as of now.
    And for Ubuntu forums, yes I did receive the email too.
     
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