on-rev hacked

Shawn Blc shawnlivecode at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 22:30:06 EDT 2012

root would be home/username/
* that's where you'd put your .htaccess file

On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 9:02 PM, Tim Selander <selander at tkf.att.ne.jp> wrote:

> Thanks for the heads up. My sites seem to be okay... which server are you
> on?
> Tim Selander
> Tokyo, Japan
> On 6/5/12 7:57 AM, Mark Wieder wrote:
>> 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.
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