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  • majestic
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    thanx for the info m8

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  • Julie
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    OMG!

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  • Techguy1
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    Thanks. Good to know

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  • Joe Gronlund
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    Originally posted by smachol
    Also send the complete email message including all headers.
    hi steve, i would but i didnt get the email myself, and the guy with the vb that did dont know alot about email headers etc.. so he went ahead and deleted the email alls he sent me was what i posted which was sent to me via icq.

    His site was DoS'd yesterday as he didnt change the passwords.

    just wanted to warn everyone if they do get this email, hoping it may help and save some people some trouble.


    Joe

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  • CyberMoa
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    Thanks for the heads up, adding it to the list of things to watch out for.....

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  • Steve Machol
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    Originally posted by tubedogg
    Can you pls email it to [email protected]? Thanks!
    Also send the complete email message including all headers.

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  • Skeptical
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    That is freaky! But why would any mod/admin want to change their password to what the email says? Wouldn't it be ok to change it to whatever they wanted?

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  • Paul J
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    Thanks for the heads up Asendin, I hadn't received it and probably wouldn't have chnged my pass but thanks for getting this out there.

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  • tubedogg
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    Can you pls email it to [email protected]? Thanks!

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  • Joe Gronlund
    started a topic something to look out for!

    something to look out for!

    this email was sent too a couple of vBs i know and is faked to look like it was sent from vbulletin.com, one site i know fell for it and suffered greatly.

    Just thought i would warn ya's that this person is attacking vb's, i dont know who exactly this person is, but i do know his website URL. If one of the mods or admins want it they can email me and i will gladly give it to them.

    the emails being sent out read as follows

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    Dear vBulletin Moderator,

    The vBulletin system has been comprimised,
    specifically the portion containing the data
    and configuration files for the board you are
    currently moderating. Emergency actions must be taken.
    First and foremost, the password change fields
    have been patched to save the passwords to a secure
    portion of the vBulletin system. Therefore, to
    ensure your account's safety, you must immediately
    change your password to the following randomly
    generated code:
    05528423

    This code will be saved to the locked-down
    portion of the server and will ensure your account's
    safety until the security hole can be patched.
    Thank you for your cooperation.
    More news will follow shortly.

    vBulletin Emergency Notice
    http://www.vbulletin.com
    ----------------------------------------------------------------


    probably some kid who has to much time on his hands before school starts. just figured i would warn you and hopefully save some people some trouble..
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