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Re: [vox-tech] my site was hacked

Maybe the info is insufficient since I am concerned that a virus might
be introduced and cause you some damage, forgive me if I talk like a
layman, but here is my site: www.entrepidea.com , take a look if you
want to take a risk

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Jeff Newmiller
<jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
> Not sure this is really a "technical" question... but I'll bite:
> Hai Yi wrote:
>> a couple days ago one of my friends got hacked into her photo website,
>> ironically it turned out my business website was hacked too - I found
>> out yesterday.
>> The website hasn't been restored yet, even I wrote an urgent email to
>> the support of my ISP, lunarpages.com, no response after 24 hours
>> except for an automatic email. This host used to be a good one,
>> responding to the requests in time and to the point; however it's
>> becoming a disappointment in recent years, I think it's time for me to
>> move my business else where.
>> Anyway, I hope someone here can help me with a few questions: does the
>> ISP bear responsibility for such a security breach?
> Depends how access was gained.  Figuring that out can be difficult if
> the intruder is competent, but the sysadmin is more likely to be able
> to do this than you are, and they may not feel like sharing if it was
> their fault.
>> My site has yet to
>> see much business flow, but suppose there is a successful site being
>> hacked and the restoration is delayed, who is to blame for the loss?
> Refer to the contract language for your use of their hosting services.
> Keep in mind that if the security breach was through your password,
> you are almost certainly responsible.  It is unlikely that the ISP
> will accept responsibility for any financial loss, even if they admit
> fault for the breach.
>> My homepage is replaced by the hacker's page of some crap, is that the
>> best he can do?
> Insufficient data.
>> what kind of attack it is?
> Insufficient data.
>> are they able to access my data?
> Insufficient data, but most likely yes.
>> I checked that my files are still there, but not sure if the
>> hacker has made a copy.
> I would assume so, unless you can confirm that a more limiting mode
> of access than shell access was employed.
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