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  07 July 2005
Official forum hijacked!?

I keep getting redirected to PHBB DISABLED http://jabbah.lunarpages.com/suspended.page/phpbb_vuln.html!!!

The message on the resulting page is

"The Following PHPBB Forum was disabled for security reasons. If you are the webmaster of this forum please contact support for more detail."

I don't know much about the inner workings of the web, is this maintenance, my browser screwed up or malicious actions by a third party? - Baz

Last edited by BazC : 07 July 2005 at 05:47 PM. Reason: More info!
 
  07 July 2005
I get the same thing. LunarPages is the Silo3D hosting company so my guess is that there's been a hacking attempt. I expect the forum will be back up as soon as possible.
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  07 July 2005
I get the same message. Their nevercenter.com site is still up though.

Hopefully this won't mess up the forums. There were a lot of good threads there that I'm sure Silo users needed. Hopefully everything will work out.
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  07 July 2005
Thanks for the replies, the message now says site down but they're working on it! :o)
 
  07 July 2005
yeah

Same here...i hope they work it out soon without any loss...
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  07 July 2005
Sorry for the scare guys - we're updating from phpbb to vbulletin, and the database is all switched over and everything is ready to go, just working on the template a little bit more to make it as pleasant an experience as possible - should be up and running today (July 6th).
 
  07 July 2005
Thanks for the info Jamchild!
 
  07 July 2005
happened to some other phpBB sites as well, it was something like a security thing in phpBB let it attack other sites.
 
  07 July 2005
Thanx Jamchild

I hope you did not change a lot on your site or make it difficult to brows around. I really like it simple and easy to get around the site.

Thnx for the update..
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  07 July 2005
Originally Posted by VisualKing: I hope you did not change a lot on your site or make it difficult to brows around. I really like it simple and easy to get around the site.

Thnx for the update..


Cgtalk is vBulletin and you don't seem to have any trouble here so all will be well I'm guessing.
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  07 July 2005
Ok, silo3d.com is back - we tried to keep the interface very simple (though i was disappointed at how hard it was to find a pre-made vbulletin template that was adequately simple :sad.
 
  07 July 2005
the new forums look great!
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  07 July 2005
Not only is it pretty, it's faster than the old one too there's no obvious lag when you jump between each forum section now as it was before. I like that! hehe
Good work and congrats on the newly updated vbulletin forum

/ Max
 
  07 July 2005
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