Iconbar.com hackedBy Chris Williams. Published: 29th Jul 2004, 23:17:28 | Permalink | Printable
Many sites compromisedThe NoughtPointOne network was hacked this evening by a Brazilian group calling themselves r00t_system, it's believed. Internet security monitoring website zone-h.org reports that the RISC OS forum website Iconbar and its satellite websites, which include the Photodesk resources site, the FTPc website, AcornArcade and many others, were ruthlessly defaced. A note left for 0.1 staff reads, "Upgrade your system! It's vulnerable!"
Iconbar webmaster Richard Goodwin has powered down the compromised server, and must travel to London in order to clear up any damage before bringing the system back up and online. It's currently unknown as to how long the server will be down for and how much data has been lost or altered. An insider also commented to drobe.co.uk tonight: "It's a bloody bad time for it to happen too, Rich goes on holiday next week."
Iconbar is the second high profile RISC OS website to be attacked in recent years, after MyRiscos was defaced in late 2001.
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