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« on: February 19, 2008, 09:48:30 pm »
Just a heads-up. I visited GamingReport.com tonight (2/19) at 9pm EST, and I clicked on 'reviews'. The screen got extremely hinky -- started strobe-flashing, and text started scrolling. It read "hacked by The Turkish Warrior". I alt-f4ed out of there in a hurry.

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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2008, 04:27:03 am »
Thanks for the heads-up. I hope they get it sorted soon.

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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2008, 09:57:20 am »
Why would anyone want to hack perfectly benign sites like that?

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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2008, 10:24:45 am »
FWIW, looks like it's been fixed.
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2008, 01:42:29 pm »
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Why would anyone want to hack perfectly benign sites like that?


Because those guys are turds.

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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2008, 02:00:05 pm »
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Because those guys are turds.

Hee! hee!:haw:

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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2008, 02:22:16 pm »
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Because those guys are turds.

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« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2008, 02:32:12 pm »
I'm just guessing that clash might have been referring to the hackers, not to the Gaming Report.

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« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2008, 02:55:45 pm »
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I'm just guessing that clash might have been referring to the hackers, not to the Gaming Report.


Of course. Should have thought of that.

Was hoping for some truly lurid tales. Ah, well...
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2008, 10:02:35 pm »
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Just a heads-up. I visited GamingReport.com tonight (2/19) at 9pm EST, and I clicked on 'reviews'. The screen got extremely hinky -- started strobe-flashing, and text started scrolling. It read "hacked by The Turkish Warrior". I alt-f4ed out of there in a hurry.

Norton says everything's copacetic, but you can't be too careful. Figured I'd say something. Better safe than sorry.
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« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2008, 04:58:27 pm »
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I'm just guessing that clash might have been referring to the hackers, not to the Gaming Report.

!i!


Um.. Yeah! I've got nothing against Gaming Report! Sorry for the ambiguity! :P

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