[ubuntu-uk] Website Hacked.....

Lucy lucybridges at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 17:26:22 BST 2009

2009/6/27 John <jakewc2 at sky.com>:
> I run a website, and there's about 2.5 gigs of information on there. The
> whole lot got deleted and the hackers put a picture of advertising who
> they were. I have managed to get the host to restore as much as they can
> back, well, they way they are trying to.
> What is worrying me, is the password was a really strong password, 100
> strong according to the password generator, and I was wondering, how
> they managed to get in.

Did you run any popular software, like Wordpress or phpBB? Otherwise,
did you have a dynamic website using php or similar?

Did you run FTP or ever type the password using an unsecured
connection (e.g HTTP).

Was it shared hosting or on a dedicated server?

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