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September 17, 2006


Hubby's main site and ROP site have been hacked by Turkish muslim hackers. Anyone know how to fix this and willing to help? Thanks!

Update: Not sure whether Hubby fixed it, or if he had some help--either way Le Sabot and ROP are back online. Thanks for the quick and supportive responses!


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Wish I could help you! Just out of curiosity - did you visit Istanbul or other parts of Turkey while you were here? It is such a beautiful country and the people we met there for the most part were warm and friendly. Such a pity these things happen.

Posted by: Columbine at September 18, 2006 01:48 AM

No, we didn't get to go. That was one of Hubby's biggest disappointments.

At the WIC conference, I kept thinking I caught sight of you, but then would remember, "No, she's in Ukraine. . ." But you were on my mind a lot. I did see Dawn, Vika and Irina, though--and even had lunch with them!

Posted by: TulipGirl at September 18, 2006 07:15 AM

I read your blog, but I'm not sure I have ever commented before. Is your hubby's site a blog or his own website? He should be able to just go in and change the code back to the regular site, but I'm not sure how to prevent it from happening again ...


Posted by: Heather at September 18, 2006 10:41 AM

wow! i didn't know such a thing was possible....good luck getting it fixed.

Posted by: sweetpea at September 18, 2006 11:27 AM

Was it expression engine? Did he have a backup of database?


Posted by: Pete at September 18, 2006 02:49 PM

I emailed Michelle Malkin, as her site has been hit by Muslims before. Maybe she'll be able to help.

Posted by: Rebekah at September 18, 2006 05:59 PM

Unfortunately, there's no simple solution. You need to turn off the server, and start from scratch. You have to assume that anything remaining on the server has been compromised, and, thus, anything you try to do will be undone as soon as you do it.

Yes, I know, it's a huge hassle. I've been there. :-(

Posted by: DrBacchus at September 18, 2006 07:06 PM

So glad it's fixed. I hope it can be prevented from happening again.

Next thing you know, Tulipgirl will become an Ezzo site. (just joking)

Posted by: Carol at September 20, 2006 08:34 AM

It looks like Le Sabot Post-Moderne is hacked again. ROP looks OK right now, but www.postmodernclog.com is not itself.

Posted by: Brian at September 26, 2006 10:16 PM

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