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

James Milligan lake54 at lake54.com
Sun Jun 28 14:13:17 BST 2009


On 28 Jun 2009, at 13:41, Lucy <lucybridges at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/6/28 William Anderson <neuro at well.com>:
>> Lucy wrote:
>>> [snip]
>>> Like I said in an earlier post, many other sites on the same server
>>> were also compromised. It's likely that he'll never find out which  
>>> one
>>> was responsible.
>>
>> Other sites being compromised doesn't necessarily mean they were
>> responsible for the damage to John's site, just indicative of an  
>> attack
>> directly on the server or a mass attack on similarly vulnerable  
>> sites on
>> the same server.
>
> True, but it makes finding the cause that much harder and the
> information I found indicated it was a mass attack. Just one of the
> many problems with shared servers and why it's so important to keep
> software up to date and to have your own backups :/

Of course the attack could have come from one of the other websites'  
owners...

You never know eh?

James

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