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Hackers - meet us if you dare.


Stefan Johansson

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We had an unpleasant experience last week.

Our account at the web host was hacked. Even, badly hacked!

This is what probably happened: I added a subdomain years ago and played around with a Wordpress installation (that's the kind of thing you can do just for fun, or do I need to see someone :)) . I left this wp-installation and thought it was resting in peace, not aware of the bomb our account was keeping within its boundaries.

Apparently, hackers sniffed this installation and manage to break into it and install spam-scripts and other not-so-friendly-executable-files. When hackers (in GERMANY, we KNOW that, the IP address was 77.237.242.241) activated the spam-script, bells were ringing really hard at our web hosting company and our account was shut down. Thanks 77.237.242.241!

Thanks to immediate help from staff at our webhost (www.ODERLAND.se, if you ever need a web host in Sweden) 99nicu was up and running again within a few hours.

Unfortunately, our own IP-address will be blacklisted for some time. Therefore we may have some problems with our own, legitimate emails going out from us.

Thanks to ALL participating in the rescue mission of 99nicu!

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Wish you very many more escapades if they arise in future! but I think we have happy days ahead!!

With best wishes and good times.

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stefan,

was it related to domain lock and unlock? i am just curious

As far as I understand, an old wordpress installation (not used) was hacked and the hacker installed email spamming scripts.

Nothing to do with the domains (which are kept well secured!)

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