Visited a "turkish" hacked site!

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Patrick82, Feb 9, 2010.

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  1. Patrick82

    Patrick82 Registered Member

    Feb 9, 2010
    Hi Everyone,

    I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post this question, but I'll give it a shot. Earlier this evening I was surfing the web and came across a site that was hacked by some Turkish hacker. I didn't get a good look at the site because I clicked out immediately but there was some strange writing, a Turkish flag and the crescent symbols on it (even in the address bar icon). My question is: By entering this site is there a security risk to my computer? I currently use a Mac and have Kaspersky anti-virus installed. The firewall is original to the mac and factory configured. Strangely the site wasn't porn related, so I'm a bit confused on why it would be hacked in the first place. Thank's for any help you can provide.
  2. TheMozart

    TheMozart Former Poster

    Jan 6, 2010
    You will be just fine :)
  3. thanatos_theos

    thanatos_theos Registered Member

    Apr 28, 2007
    E-mail the link to newvirus(at) You're lucky if it's just a form of propaganda hack.
  4. lordpake

    lordpake Registered Member

    Aug 7, 2004
    Helsinki ~ European Union

    That sounds like your regular run-off-the-mill defacement, nothing more. Plus you're running Mac, usually exploits are targeted against Windows users.
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