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Some of you might have noticed that the forum was not always available today. I had some server-troubles, but that should be fixed now. Sorry for the discomfort.
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Well, the troubles got worse, and I experienced severe attacks by hackers.

I had to perform a complete fresh install of Linux (RedHat Fedora Core 4) and restore the back-up. After that I worked a bit on my security, added a hardware firewall and other stuff.

I hope everything will be o.k. for now!
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Glad to see it back and many thanks for the efforts. I hope you didn't have any losses due to the hacking.
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Thanks for your efforts Hans.
Why would hackers hack this forum.. :?
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Thanks Hans. Your efforts are appreciated.

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Warhol wrote:Thanks for your efforts Hans.
Why would hackers hack this forum.. :?
They didn't hack this forum, they hacked my server. And they used the server for hacking other computers via my computer!

But actually it is a bit my fault also, if you are running a server on the internet you should always work on the security, and I didn't do that enough.
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Hans wrote:
Warhol wrote:Thanks for your efforts Hans.
Why would hackers hack this forum.. :?
They didn't hack this forum, they hacked my server. And they used the server for hacking other computers via my computer!

But actually it is a bit my fault also, if you are running a server on the internet you should always work on the security, and I didn't do that enough.
Such *****les... hope it won't happen again!
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