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  09 September 2013
Tech-Artists Hacked?

Hey, I just went to And it seems they've been hacked, it seems quite strange to hack a 3D animation community forum, not exactly the most righteous target, does anyone know any other details?
  09 September 2013
Its probably an automated hack, making use of a weakness in that particular forums code. My website was hacked a few month ago, through my wordpress blog. I just think they wrote a bot to search the web for sites with that weakness and replace all the index.* files or something relatively harmless.

Its still really stupid though. But I guess some people get a kick out of it, or it might even have a 'higher' purpose than that.
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Last edited by Rickmeister : 09 September 2013 at 12:09 AM.
  09 September 2013
For me the site works currently, but the forum is hacked. It was already hacked for a short period of time 2-3 days ago. Seems the bot tries one weak spot after the other: admin fixes one hole bot tests for the next one

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Last edited by spacefrog : 09 September 2013 at 06:44 AM.
  09 September 2013
Interesting, reminds me of Gregorian chant, but Indian or whatever.
  09 September 2013
It's arabic.
VFXTalk have been hacked too, you can still browse the forums but you can't see the forum's main page.
  09 September 2013
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