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Old 20 Feb 2013, 10:21
Black Snow Black Snow is offline
Join Date: Jul 2012
Originally Posted by meissenation View Post
Your link to LeetHost is offline... ironic? lol

I'm going through the same issue right now - one of my vbulletin sites was defaced - as far as I can tell they only changed the index.php and forum.php files in the forum directory, but it appears they also deleted the adminlog. I found a backdoor/shell PHP file, a mysql backup so they have a full backup of our forum's database, etc. I do not see new users in the administrator section so they didn't create themselves a user on the site. It was a 5 minute fix to get the forum working again but it's really troubling that they were able to add the shell file with such ease...
Yes, they are upgrading some server components at the moment. That will be the same file I found. After I secured my site, well I thought I had, I opened my forum again. Because they had a copy of my database, they had cracked the moderators passwords and logged in with them and started leaving weird posts and threads. I had to edit the usergroups to make all my members change their passwords as soon as they logged in next.

I even had to manually change moderators passwords to ensure the hackers could not harm my forum until the original mods came back online. I would encourage you to do the same. Email all your members and explain what happened and make a compulsory password change immediately.

Originally Posted by Inspector G View Post
was it a VB 4.2 p 3
Yes is was. Since I moved to LeetHost, I have had no issues with any kind of hacking. No DDoS, hacking, spam or anything. They are really secure.

If you need any more info on this, let me know.
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