on-rev hacked

Mark Wieder mwieder at ahsoftware.net
Mon Jun 4 17:57:35 CDT 2012


It was pointed out to me over the weekend (thanks Mark!) that my on-rev website
had been hit by a bot that did two things: replaced my .htaccess file with an
empty (zero-length) one, and inserted a javascript pointing to "thesalivan.com"
right after the <body> tag in all the .html and .htm files.

Simple enough to fix up, but annoying and consumed time I would rather have
spent on other pressing projects.

So this is just an alert to those who have sites hosted on on-rev, given the
recent (or no-so-recent) security breach there, you might want to check your web
pages and ensure that nothing's out of place. I hadn't noticed any discrepancy,
apparently because one or more of my Firefox blockers was preventing the script
from loading.

-- 
 Mark Wieder
 mwieder at ahsoftware.net





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