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A.net's One And Only Parody Site- Hacked!  
User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2528 times:

http://www.airwhiners.net/forums/


"HACKED BY BOZKURTSERDAR AND MC_99 TURKISH HACKERS"


Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.
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User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2511 times:

They were probably sick and tired of Tornado82's constant bitching and whining.  Wink

Patrick


User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2511 times:

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 1):
They were probably sick and tired of Tornado82's constant bitching and whining

You aint kiddin. That or stuart got pi$$ed



Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.
User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2511 times:

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 2):
or stuart got pi$$ed

Also possible.

Patrick


User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2503 times:

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 3):

lol.

Wonder if they know its been hit? whoever runs it...



Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.
User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2503 times:

Could someone explain to me the point of hacking it and then blocking everyone? I just don't think I'm 3l33t enough.

User currently onlineKPDX From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2776 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2467 times:

Awww, no more places to rant for now.  crying   Wink

But seriously, that sucks.

KPDX  Smile



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User currently offlineRichardPrice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2441 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 5):
Could someone explain to me the point of hacking it and then blocking everyone? I just don't think I'm 3l33t enough.

By the looks of your profile, you are above the age of 13 so theres no chance of you understanding the reasonings behind this.

Remember people, destroying takes less effort than creating.

(Edited to use proper english, feh)

[Edited 2006-04-26 15:48:49]

User currently offlineTmatt95 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 489 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2427 times:

I sympothise for the people who are in charge of the website as I have a forum and to be honest would not know where to begin if it was hacked (*note to self, backup website/forum tonight)

Quoting RichardPrice (Reply 7):
Remember people, destroying is takes less effort than creating.

Too right you are.....I have got 2 hours to get 2 IVA assigments in (creating) and am having dificulties rhatttttt  Angry


User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2396 times:

Quoting KPDX (Reply 6):
Awww, no more places to rant for now.

But seriously, that sucks.

Im rather sadened, as I had some ranting to do this morning and now, nothing....



Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.
User currently offlineAlphafloor From Chile, joined Jun 2004, 1277 posts, RR: 40
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2382 times:

Quoting RichardPrice (Reply 7):
Remember people, destroying takes less effort than creating.

True. In the other hand humans are never been so creative for destroying...



Whatever
User currently offlineKazzie From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2373 times:

Haha love it  Silly


 Silly


User currently offlineEWS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2356 times:

Well guess thats them all back to anet! Big grin

Lew


User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2342 times:

Quoting EWS (Reply 12):
Well guess thats them all back to anet!

Providing they aren't banned  Wink .
And I bet the hackers are very proud of themselves.
"Hey look, I hacked an aviation parody website, I'm so gangsta'"  Yeah sure


User currently offlineViper911 From Russia, joined Oct 2005, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2328 times:

Big version: Width: 548 Height: 798 File size: 95kb
 Wink


User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11447 posts, RR: 75
Reply 15, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2317 times:

What a bunch of assholes. They're congratulating themselves for destroying something created by someone else for no reason. If hackers were worth a crap they'd do something worthwhile.

Not that most of that crap was worth saving, but I hope Sean has a backup....Hell, I'll send him some extra dough to get it back up. I'll IM him now.



Is my Pan Am ticket to the moon still good?
User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4763 posts, RR: 30
Reply 16, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2302 times:

Damn, this sucks.  mad  Now how am I supposed to know when a.net is down?  Wink

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 1):
They were probably sick and tired of Tornado82's constant bitching and whining.

 rotfl  So true!

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 4):
Wonder if they know its been hit? whoever runs it...

Doubt it. I recall the God of the Board has been too busy with real-life stuff. Remember, there were other issues to be taken care of before the hacking.



Don't expect to see me around that much (if at all) -- the contact link should still work, though.
User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2278 times:

Bummer . . . I won't get to go over there and read the constant  cry  and elementary school name calling from a hand full of losers that got their penis smacked by the mods here for being idiots. Dang, that just makes my day . . .  sarcastic 

Not good though . . . wonder how Sean will deal with this?


User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 18, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2254 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 17):
wonder how Sean will deal with this?

He'll let you slack-jawed yokels sweat a bit before doing anything  Wink



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineJamieD From UK - England, joined Apr 2002, 613 posts, RR: 9
Reply 19, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2245 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 17):
wonder how Sean will deal with this?

Hopefully give up on it.


User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2219 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 17):
Bummer . . . I won't get to go over there and read the constant and elementary school name calling from a hand full of losers that got their penis smacked by the mods here for being idiots

Pep, that is by far the best assesment of that site I have ever heard!

You got a bottle of Jack Daniels coming on me!  drunk 


User currently offlineEzra From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 475 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2213 times:

Speaking of this, what became of Sean Mendis? I haven't followed the contours of a.net lately. His posts were always excellent, and instructional, reading.

User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2198 times:

Quoting Ezra (Reply 21):
Speaking of this, what became of Sean Mendis? I haven't followed the contours of a.net lately. His posts were always excellent, and instructional, reading.

On here, he's on a one-year ban, which should be over in some 80 days, judging by when his last post was. Outside the internet, he's working with the start-up of a carrier in Ghana, Ghana International Airways, IIRC, and as a result doesn't spend too much time on 'his' site either.


User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 23, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2160 times:

Quoting NIKV69 (Reply 20):
Pep, that is by far the best assesment of that site I have ever heard!

You got a bottle of Jack Daniels coming on me

Stop sucking up to people. Its disgusting....  sarcastic 



Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.
User currently offlineSaxdiva From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2382 posts, RR: 41
Reply 24, posted (8 years 8 months 1 day ago) and read 2110 times:

Quoting Tmatt95 (Reply 8):
I sympothise for the people who are in charge of the website as I have a forum and to be honest would not know where to begin if it was hacked (*note to self, backup website/forum tonight)

I administer a forum using the same software, and mine got hacked a couple of months ago. These twerps probably didn't even know what kind of forum they were hacking; most of it is done by scripts, and they just do a google search to find vulnerable boards.

Recovery after these incidents is kind of a drag. In my case, after re-installing the system and copying over the remaining data, I was able to preserve the user accounts, but not any of the forum content or even the structure of the forum itself. It was a major bummer... and mine was a comunity outreach forum for a nonprofit organization, so it was particularly galling.

I do have a tip for anyone who runs a phpBB forum, though: keep your software CURRENT. If you're running an old version, you're going to join those of us who've had to deal with this stuff. Also, the folks over at phpBB maintain their own support forums--it's not a bad idea to lurk there and be aware of new vulnerabilities as they're identified.

-Leanne


25 Saxdiva : Oh, wow... this just reminded me of something. Ian, check your IMs, wouldya?
26 Post contains images NIKV69 : Not sucking up to anyone pal, just appreciating that phrase. It was priceless!
27 Post contains images Runway23 : Did scotty pull the plug again? RHAA!
28 Post contains images BristolFlyer : I believe Bozkurtserdar is Turkish for 'Johan'. Must be tired of being b1tched at from airwhiners BF
29 Post contains images CO7e7 : That's funny!!
30 Post contains images N1120A : I think it was the 2 of them working in cahoots Sean Mendis, how did you not know that?
31 Post contains images AeroWesty : I recall mentioning to someone the other night ::cough:: that it would be nice to have an ignore user function over there, but I didn't mean this ...
32 Post contains links Srbmod : Airwhiners isn't the only A.net-related parody site. There is Stueywhiners which was started by Delta767-300ER a while back after the picking on Scott
33 Kaddyuk : You only hate it because everyone bitches about YOU... Muppet!
34 Post contains images BMIFlyer : Well, hopefully airwhiners will return someday Lee[Edited 2006-04-26 21:24:50]
35 Post contains images EWS : Can just see these kids who hacked the website running round the school playground "hey i hacked airwhiners.." "cooooooooooolllllllllll mannnnn" Lew
36 Post contains images Aloges : Hmmm... "nosewheel"? He/she/it might have something to do with the hack.
37 Ilikeyyc : I only had about 25 posts over there, and 'whiners was mostly a source of entertainment for me. I post so infrequently here that I have virtually noth
38 AeroWesty : It seems to be unhacked now.
39 ANCFlyer : Wonder if there's anything lurking about therein waiting to attack the unsuspecting laptop ???
40 Post contains images AeroWesty : Since mine's a Mac, I doubt any.
41 Post contains images ANCFlyer : Self Inflicted Wound
42 Aloges : Hm... should I give it a try? As far as I know the firewall in my router is pretty kick-ass. And I have another one on my PC.
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