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The Register Hacked 192

Posted by samzenpus
from the down-time dept.
First time accepted submitter rjmx writes "Looks like The Register has been hacked. Its front page has been replaced with a page in tasteful red and black, apparently by a Turkish hacker."
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The Register Hacked

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  • Re:Corrections (Score:5, Insightful)

    by NickFortune (613926) on Sunday September 04, 2011 @05:51PM (#37304646) Homepage Journal

    And the summary of the article is apparently wrong, someone stole/hacked into TheRegister DNS zone, TheRegister www servers are intact.

    ... which is actually kind of cool, seeing as how the Slashdot Effect seems to be wreaking it's usual havoc on the hacker's servers.

    Every now and then, reality self-organises in the direction of justice.

  • Re:oh shit! (Score:5, Insightful)

    by PopeRatzo (965947) * on Sunday September 04, 2011 @05:56PM (#37304658) Homepage Journal

    So there credibility is lost. The number of businesses out there who stack everything on a $10 a year relationship is just insane.

    Oh, I see. I didn't realize that the problems was they hadn't spent enough money on their DNS services.

    Tell me, is that a new approach to network security? You just stack up piles of currency around the DNS server and then there's nothing to worry about?

    I can't think of a single reason that you shouldn't expect your DNS services to be secure, no matter how little you happen to be paying for it.

  • Re:oh shit! (Score:4, Insightful)

    by shentino (1139071) on Sunday September 04, 2011 @06:13PM (#37304706)

    Your credibility is lost when your customers say it is.

    Reputation's funny that way.

  • Re:And.... (Score:2, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday September 04, 2011 @09:04PM (#37305608)

    They're. For the love of all that is holy "they're back"

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