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Hacked?
« on: 12 February 2021, 07:44:49 »

Have we been?
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #1 on: 12 February 2021, 08:04:15 »

If you mean the half dozen spam posts...No just a spammer postnig a few bits of shite, get some most days
We delete and ban on sight.

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« Reply #2 on: 12 February 2021, 12:18:41 »

If you mean the half dozen spam posts...No just a spammer postnig a few bits of shite, get some most days
We delete and ban on sight.

That is Great to hear Jimbob! :y :y

Perhaps the OOF is on the suckers list? ::) ::) ;D ;D ;)
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« Reply #3 on: 12 February 2021, 12:37:11 »

If you mean the half dozen spam posts...No just a spammer postnig a few bits of shite, get some most days
We delete and ban on sight.

That is Great to hear Jimbob! :y :y

Perhaps the OOF is on the suckers list? ::) ::) ;D ;D ;)
Only those members who follow the links. There was a period of time not long ago when these posters made MSE forums almost unusable.
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #4 on: 12 February 2021, 12:48:25 »

I usually report them when I spot them.

Unfortunately you can't report them until they have posted something...
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #5 on: 12 February 2021, 12:58:03 »

A report (per batch) helps, we tend to see em fairly quickly but does help.

Plenty of suspicious users never do anything, but I know what you mean about spotting in advance.  tend to get the benefit of the doubt.

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« Reply #6 on: 12 February 2021, 13:07:31 »

Talking of which... The latest member is another Audi Driver from Dubai  ;D
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« Reply #7 on: 12 February 2021, 13:28:06 »

Talking of which... The latest member is another Audi Driver from Dubai  ;D

Not a crime in itself, we are not that draconian.

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« Reply #8 on: 12 February 2021, 13:36:56 »

Talking of which... The latest member is another Audi Driver from Dubai  ;D

Not a crime in itself, we are not that draconian.
You know what's coming though  ;)
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« Reply #9 on: 12 February 2021, 13:47:11 »

Talking of which... The latest member is another Audi Driver from Dubai  ;D

Not a crime in itself, we are not that draconian.
You know what's coming though  ;)

Possibly,

We can also see a little more detail than you.
If they were going to spam, it would likely be done by now.

We do not normally 'try and convict' people before they commit a crime.

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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #10 on: 12 February 2021, 19:18:27 »

If you mean the half dozen spam posts...No just a spammer postnig a few bits of shite, get some most days
We delete and ban on sight.

That is Great to hear Jimbob! :y :y

Perhaps the OOF is on the suckers list? ::) ::) ;D ;D ;)
I know tongue in cheek, but as soon as you put anything on the Internet with a static IP, it becomes an immediate target, and will be probed in under an hour.  If any interesting* service is open, that will be targeted shortly after.  So, yeah, even poor OOF is a target, with unsolicited attempts to hack it every minute of every day.



*things that could be used to get an exploit, such as RDP on a Windows server or SSH on a Linux server (and a web server will happily tell you what the server's OS is), or if there is a known exploit that hasn't been patched, like a lot of database services, or NTP, or a million and one other things.
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #11 on: 12 February 2021, 19:32:04 »

If you mean the half dozen spam posts...No just a spammer postnig a few bits of shite, get some most days
We delete and ban on sight.

That is Great to hear Jimbob! :y :y

Perhaps the OOF is on the suckers list? ::) ::) ;D ;D ;)
I know tongue in cheek, but as soon as you put anything on the Internet with a static IP, it becomes an immediate target, and will be probed in under an hour.  If any interesting* service is open, that will be targeted shortly after.  So, yeah, even poor OOF is a target, with unsolicited attempts to hack it every minute of every day.



*things that could be used to get an exploit, such as RDP on a Windows server or SSH on a Linux server (and a web server will happily tell you what the server's OS is), or if there is a known exploit that hasn't been patched, like a lot of database services, or NTP, or a million and one other things.
What would they do if they got in? Ransomware?  ;D
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #12 on: 13 February 2021, 12:27:48 »

Well, they could get a tidy small database of email addresses...

...or inject some malicious code into the php to try to exploit any vistor.
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #13 on: 13 February 2021, 12:31:10 »

Well, I see our Audi driving guest from Dubai has, er, left ::)
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #14 on: 13 February 2021, 13:03:11 »

Well, I see our Audi driving guest from Dubai has, er, left ::)
Yeah, he's planted something.....and run for it.  ::)
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« Reply #15 on: 13 February 2021, 13:09:06 »

Well, I see our Audi driving guest from Dubai has, er, left ::)
Yeah, he's planted something.....and been erased ::)
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Re: Hacked?
« Reply #16 on: 17 February 2021, 22:14:06 »

Talking of which... The latest member is another Audi Driver from Dubai  ;D

Not a crime in itself, we are not that draconian.
You know what's coming though  ;)

Possibly,

We can also see a little more detail than you.
If they were going to spam, it would likely be done by now.

We do not normally 'try and convict' people before they commit a crime.

I can hear a Panto mode shout of ‘oh yes we do’...  lol!   :D
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