F-Secure forum hijacked/hacked?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Bob D, Dec 13, 2007.

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  1. Bob D

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    http://forum.f-secure.com/
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  2. zfactor

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    lol wonder if that is real?? if so wow..
     
  3. s4u

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    can not log in either.
    Wow
     
  4. LowWaterMark

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    Always use caution when you hear a site you use may have been hacked, especially if you have specifically loosened your security by allowing javascript, or setting the site trusted in any security software.

    When a forum is suspected of being hacked, remove your trust settings before going there. In fact, best to remove stored passwords, as well. Or, don't go there at all until you hear it has been fixed.
     
  5. Bob D

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    You would think after all the effort to hack the site, at least some knucklehead should have run the text through a grammar check.
    o_O
     
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    Avira AntiVir reports HEUR/Exploit.HTML on visiting that page. I would recommend extreme caution while visiting the site in the state it is right now....

    BTW it seems the main F-Secure page as well as the weblog remain unaffected.
     
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    The F-Secure websites are very large and appear to be diversely hosted, while the forum itself appears to be only a single server, probably a much smaller one than what's needed to host all the rest of F-Secure's assets. It's not surprising that the rest of F-Secure sites are untouched.
     
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    A wise caution :ninja:

    I had F-Secure over a year and didn't know they had a forum :oops:
     
  10. s4u

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    there are a lot who don't know it. It's rather nice actually
     
  11. Bob D

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    F-Secure is apparently now aware.
    Visiting the site now yields:
     
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    when i checked it this morning kis7 found nothing..i hope it was not a real threat..
     
  13. JerryM

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    I posted on the FS forum a couple of times, but never got a response from the FS folks. I did get one from another user. As I observed the forum I never noticed anyone from FS posting.
    I finally gave up and stopped visiting the forum.

    Jerry
     
  14. s4u

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    still out I see. Looks like there is something wrong big time
     
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    Avira confirmed it was a malware there. I've send the file to Kaspersky and AVG also.
     
  16. zfactor

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    wow i hope they send out an update then because i went there a couple times today and kis showed nothing
     
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    Thanx IBK
     
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    AVG replied the file is clean but it contains invisible frames leading to the hacker website which might be infected.
     
  20. ankupan

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    hi,

    just click on forum page and see

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    Edit : Yes, they have came back
     
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  21. s4u

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    Back in Business
     
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    The defacement gang

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