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phpBB server intrusion

Postby Pyrrho » Sun Dec 21, 2014 11:07 pm

The main site for phpBB was shut down recently because of a security breach. Details are currently posted there:

https://www.phpbb.com/

We use phpBB forum software here. However, this site is not at risk because of the event at phpBB.

Posted here as an FYI.

Change your passwords regularly anyway.
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Sun Dec 21, 2014 11:32 pm

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Postby Pyrrho » Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:50 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:We're all going to die.

Yeah. What else is new.
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby Gord » Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:59 am

Would this explain why the site kept momentarily freezing on me yesterday?

Sorry, I shouldn't have asked that. You'd just have to flashy-thingy me after answering it, anyway. :P
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Postby Pyrrho » Mon Dec 22, 2014 2:12 am

Gord wrote:Would this explain why the site kept momentarily freezing on me yesterday?

No.
Sorry, I shouldn't have asked that. You'd just have to flashy-thingy me after answering it, anyway. :P

Yes.
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby Gord » Mon Dec 22, 2014 2:14 am

It's okay I found out the cause of the temporary freezing was the expansion of swamp gas during the full moon as Venus was rising and besides it was just a bird.
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Postby Pyrrho » Mon Dec 22, 2014 2:17 am

Gord wrote:It's okay I found out the cause of the temporary freezing was the expansion of swamp gas during the full moon as Venus was rising and besides it was just a bird.

We're going to want to talk to that bird.
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Dec 22, 2014 2:30 am

Pyrrho wrote:
Gord wrote:It's okay I found out the cause of the temporary freezing was the expansion of swamp gas during the full moon as Venus was rising and besides it was just a bird.

We're going to want to talk to that bird.

He's not dead, he just went home.
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby Pyrrho » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:51 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:
Gord wrote:It's okay I found out the cause of the temporary freezing was the expansion of swamp gas during the full moon as Venus was rising and besides it was just a bird.

We're going to want to talk to that bird.

He's not dead, he just went home.

Banging the two halves of a coconut shell together.
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby TJrandom » Sat Dec 27, 2014 2:12 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:We're all going to die.


Damn... That was to be my next password....

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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby Pyrrho » Sat Dec 27, 2014 2:40 am

Well, Tapatalk had an incident also. Had to change my password, etc.

Hacking. Not a question of "if" but "when."
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby Gord » Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:40 am

That's why all my passwords are compliments to hackers -- so they'll leave me alone! :mrgreen:

hackersbawsome8
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby OlegTheBatty » Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:49 pm

Gord wrote:That's why all my passwords are compliments to hackers -- so they'll leave me alone! :mrgreen:

hackersbawsome8

&ItsMYpasswordyoud1psh1t! has been working quite well for me.
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Re: phpBB server intrusion

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:52 pm

"abced", guaranteed to block OCD hackers.
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