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Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
Never seen this before - please delete the post when it's been fixed

http://www.aussiestockforums.com/

Stock market forum..........hijacked.



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
anyone have any idea how this might have happened ?



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
Fixed now but I'd like to know how that can happen.



Offline mtarone


  • Joined: May 2012

  • Location: Adelaide
Fixed now but I'd like to know how that can happen.

I didn't see it but it could be a case of DNS cache poisoning/spoofing:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNS_spoofing



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
I didn't see it but it could be a case of DNS cache poisoning/spoofing:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNS_spoofing

Very nasty, also like to know how they fixed it, guess they'll tell all on the site.



Offline allanuber


  • Joined: Aug 2007

  • Location: Sydney
  • Name: Al

Missed it Dodge - describe what happened?
C'mon, do it!



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
Missed it Dodge - describe what happened?

It was showing a porn site, ASF is a reputable stock forum, they would have shat themselves.

Explanation below -

Quote
No, my careless host was messing with my DNS and accidentally redirected my domain name to another website. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Some host  :rolleyes:



Offline adam01


  • Joined: Nov 2009

  • Location:
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Not quite hijacked, just ripped off. 
 
"Money for nothing......................." dodgy can fill in the rest  :P
 
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/founder-michael-birch-buys-back-bebo-for-1m-20130702-2p95p.html
 
 



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