trapexit.org hacked and shutdown

Ernie Makris <>
Sat Jan 7 16:34:19 CET 2006


I used trapexit forums every week. The search feature was very fast and
useful. Please bring them back!
Also, try running a newer version of the bb software, and definitely run
mod_security in front. It should eliminate most hack attempts. If you
need help, let me know.

Thanks
Ernie

Torbjörn Törnkvist wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Just want to inform you that the trapexit.org forums has been hacked.
> I have therefore shutdown that part of the site.
>
> I'm not sure how popular the forums was (perhaps I should
> analyse the logs...). I know there was some 70 registered users,
> which indicates a low interest (or a low user base... ;-)
>
> I've been running trapexit.org for almost a year now (uptime
> is 313 days) and I wonder how useful it has been for people.
> Should trapexit.org continue to live, or should I shut it down
> completely ?
>
> Anyway, I don't think I will have the time to run it alone. So if it
> is going to continue to live I will need help from a couple of
> volunteers. I got some ideas on how to improve the site but
> I don't have the time to do it alone.
>
> Cheers, Tobbe
>
>
>
>



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