CaB hacked

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CaB hacked

Postby Super-Jank » 12 May 2017, 07:18

The second-best message board in the world has been hacked and the whole thing is down and is unlikely to be resumed in its previous state, one or two of you might be interested to know.

The head honcho posted this on Facebook late last night:

I don't really know what to do about anything. There's 37 people I don't know waiting to get in here. Hopefully I can get the site up again tomorrow, but he warned, it's gonna be totally bare bones. No tags or anything like that. I'm gutted as I don't know if the site will ever be the way it was again. I had to delete everything, all the wiki content, the portal that hosted the main site, everything.

Hopefully this will never happen to us.

and unfortunately I might be here EVEN MORE until their forum's up and running again.... :P
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 12 May 2017, 09:07

Is that the Cock and Bull forum?
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Goat Boy » 12 May 2017, 09:10

Have they lost peoples posts?
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Belle Lettre » 12 May 2017, 09:19

Damn. I love the tags
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby fire and fueryIre » 12 May 2017, 09:25

Unless it's moved to Treasury of Mirth, an awful lot of stuff here routinely seems to get jettisoned after it reaches a certain age.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby fire and fueryIre » 12 May 2017, 09:26

Assume CaB means Cooked and Bombed?
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Belle Lettre » 12 May 2017, 09:27

Yep.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Super-Jank » 12 May 2017, 10:26

Goat Boy wrote:Have they lost peoples posts?


Everything, yeah.
Diamond Dog wrote:and then we can have an adult debate about why you think there are 'over reaching' chord changes


Copehead wrote:I am a native speaker who got an A in O level English


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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Goat Boy » 12 May 2017, 10:38

Shit. Imagine if that happened here? I think I might start saving my posts elsewhere!
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Super-Jank » 12 May 2017, 10:42

Goat Boy wrote:Shit. Imagine if that happened here? I think I might start saving my posts elsewhere!


As

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says, stuff disappears after a while anyway. More quickly here in NDL than in YY (look at the total number of pages!) for some reason.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Goat Boy » 12 May 2017, 10:43

I don't care about stuff I've posted in ND. It's the music posts that would bother me.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Super-Jank » 12 May 2017, 10:49

Goat Boy wrote:I don't care about stuff I've posted in ND. It's the music posts that would bother me.


Aye. I hear you.

I could access a lot of old posts and even PMs on the MOJO board for quite a few years after I left, and then they changed the format and everything disappeared. It's a real shame.



Another (recent) post from the CaB fella:

The site got hacked by someone who holds people to ransom, demanding bitcoins. Then it got hacked again because he didn't get any money, and never was going to. I thought I had secured it the other day by getting rid of all the backend stuff that made the forums into an actual site, but no. So I had to just delete everything yesterday.

I didn't know that kind of thing happened. Fucked up.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Goat Boy » 12 May 2017, 10:54

What a cunt. I mean honestly. I'd shove his fucking bitcoins up his fucking arse
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby never/ever » 12 May 2017, 10:55

This site tells me I have 20000+ posts here but when I use search here to try to locate something I posted here it tells me I only have about 16000 available to find on this site. And the other community I belonged to, the old Rolling Stone-boards got deleted after it got overrun by trolls, flamewars and html-terrorists... Some beautiful work got thrown out there.

Still, better than the reset that happened on your board JC, that sucks.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Super-Jank » 12 May 2017, 11:10

It's a reminder of how impermanent the world wide web is, if nothing else.

And how cyber criminals can strike anywhere.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Goat Boy » 12 May 2017, 11:16

Breef wrote:It's a reminder of how impermanent the world wide web is, if nothing else.

And how cyber criminals can strike anywhere.


It makes sense of course. Online communities with lots of members, lots of posts, lots of effort. Gimmie cash or else.

It had honestly never occurred to me though that this sorta thing happens though
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Postby nev harp » 12 May 2017, 15:09

TC Raymond had recently reappeared too!
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Fonz » 12 May 2017, 15:13

Is there a way of archiving one's old posts?

I wrote a nice piece on Joe Jackson some time ago. It'd crush me to lose that forever.
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Postby Rayge » 12 May 2017, 15:33

Fonz wrote:Is there a way of archiving one's old posts?

I wrote a nice piece on Joe Jackson some time ago. It'd crush me to lose that forever.


Copy it and put it in a text file and keep it on your hard drive.
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Re: CaB hacked

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 12 May 2017, 15:35

Fonz wrote:Is there a way of archiving one's old posts?

I wrote a nice piece on Joe Jackson some time ago. It'd crush me to lose that forever.


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