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Offline JohnnyMac

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Candle Power Forum "ownz by Federal"
« on: August 29, 2013, 02:24:50 PM »
Welcome to the 0day.  CandlePowerForums.com was hacked this morning by a group calling themselves 'Federal'.  Not much else know at this time.  I certainly hope they are able to recover as quickly as possible.  Apparently a number of vBulletin sites have been hacked due to a vulnerability in the software.  Fortunately we don't run on vBulletin and we are crossing our fingers we are configured properly to avoid a hack ourselves.


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Re: Candle Power Forum "ownz by Federal"
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2013, 09:03:14 PM »
This is great news, I haven't heard of this "Federal" before but I'm sending him/them a lot of bitcoins for this gracious act.

Also, it's good we weren't hacked.

EDIT: Just realised they took down a LOOOOT more forums, and that ain't cool, yo!

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Re: Candle Power Forum "ownz by Federal"
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2013, 09:18:14 PM »
Did you notice this in the email address. Cybercriminalite. Those last four letters. Could it of been one of us?
I hope their back up and running soon if not now.
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Re: Candle Power Forum "ownz by Federal"
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2013, 10:55:03 PM »
Did you notice this in the email address. Cybercriminalite. Those last four letters. Could it of been one of us?
I hope their back up and running soon if not now.
I looked and it looks like they hacked more than flashlight forums.
Eg: gaming, etc.

If by chance it WAS, lets find them and give them a flashlight with a badly off centred LED, squeaky rough threads, runs on 25xD batteries and outputs 2 lumens.
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Re: Candle Power Forum "ownz by Federal"
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2014, 06:47:16 AM »
You will see large strings of hacked sites...script kiddies find sights running older versions of the software that haven't been patched and run scripts to hack and change them...happens all the time