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My site was hijacked


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loser

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I dont know why this person did this, but...

http://www.beatlemoney.com

What should I do?

Thanks.

Why would they want to break into my stupid Beatles site?
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You should do the only things you can do.

Inform your hosting service that your site had been broken in to. They may need to update their software.

Check any and all scripts that you are using and look for problems.

Fix the problems so that the damage is minimized.

You can either sit and look at it, have it drive you insane, or you can fix it and move on. Things like this happen, it likely happened because of a script that you are using that is out of date. Update your site, fix the damage, and move forward.

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Why would they want to break into my stupid Beatles site?



Because they can...

Seriously, it's that basic... most of the script kiddies and hackers could care less about your content... if they can get in thats all that matters.

Follow ScHwErV's advice... find the problem, correct it and move on...
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Yeah definitely.
This guy didn't need to hack in. I'd have put his Anti-War/Bush banner on if he would've just asked.
Some guy named Metlak.

Edited by loser, 10 May 2006 - 03:46 PM.

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Most of the time 'hackers' don't steal/hack/ or hijack websites for their content, they do it for pure excitement, a challenge to themself, and to add their next accomplishment to their 'library' of accomplishments of hacking. They try to test their own skills of hacking. They do it for pure pleasure, a lot of people don't understand this. A long time ago one of my websites were hacked, but you eventually learn why they do it. Its purely basic common sense to think they do it for their own weird accomplishments. Call your host & ISP if you have a website that has been hacked. Yes, they will most likely need to update their software to help you, but its what is needed, and it won't cost you a penny if you have a DECENT host.
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