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

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sat Jun 27 20:15:10 BST 2009

2009/6/27 Sean Miller <sean at seanmiller.net>:
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 7:49 PM, Harry Rickards<hrickards at l33tmyst.com> wrote:
>> exploit in their control panel (the story even made it to slashdot, as
>> the dev of the control panel hanged himself). My VPS was restored from
> Erm, that's a bit "beyond the call of duty", isn't it?
> I feel bad when sites get hacked (and over the years some have, though
> seldom ones I've written bespoke), but I've never felt obliged to end
> it all... what was the story behind this?  I seriously doubt he hanged
> himself because of his panel being hacked, that doesn't make any
> sense.

Google + Hanged Himself + hacked



"A highly damaging hack at UK-based web hosting company VAserv has
taken a tragic turn for the worse after it was revealed that the boss
of the Indian firm whose software was at the centre the attack, has
hanged himself. "


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