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YAMWD: Yet Another Mass Web Defacement

Published: 2009-08-17
Last Updated: 2011-02-08 23:55:45 UTC
by Adrien de Beaupre (Version: 1)
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Thousand of sites were mass defaced on yet another large web hoster (in this case possibly via MyBB or similar vulnerabilities. On a related note sites hosted at had been essentially offline since the 14th. This would be a good time to point out the risk of having your web site at a large hosting firm, particularly if their security or availability of service is less than desirable.

If you have experiences with a web hosting firm, or have additional information on recent mass web defacement let us know!

Adrien de Beaupré Inc.

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