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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Friends of the Open Society (Germany) hacked - January 2010


DATE:
2010-01

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Germany

AFFECTED SITES:
fdog.wordpress.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Blog taken over by hackers, then removed by WordPress. Owners started fresh at fdogblog.wordpress.com

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Hack

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
German site, Friends of the Open Society (translated title), hacked, password changed, and never got it back.

URLS:
1. http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/blog-hacked-1
2. http://fdogblog.wordpress.com


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