WiiNewz, PSX-scene has lost it all

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Hooya, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. Hooya
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    Hooya GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    From their website:
    http://psx-scene.com/cmps_index.php?page=psx-scene
     
  2. shaunj66

    shaunj66 Administrator

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    That sucks bad.

    But it's a good reminder for everyone to take regular backups of EVERY thing. [​IMG]
     
  3. Sick Wario

    Sick Wario Club Nintendo

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    i saw the notice earlier and did not believe it.

    any ideas? theories? i'm going to have to believe they were hacked
     
  4. webyugioh

    webyugioh GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    [​IMG] And I loved that site almost as much as GBATEMP.
     
  5. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

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    GBATemp factory.
    I wanna kill that guy who did that!

    psx-scene NEVER deserved to get hacked!
     
  6. philthy

    philthy GBAtemp Regular

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    SMH
     
  7. xiaNaix

    xiaNaix GBAtemp Fan

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    We're not entirely sure what happened but, rest assured, we WILL be back even if we have to start with a completely blank slate.
     
  8. PikaPika

    PikaPika GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Speaking of backups, Shaun, do you make regular backups of GBAtemp?
     
  9. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

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    Backups are made, yes [​IMG]
     
  10. cutterjohn

    cutterjohn GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    That was my thought as well. Backups are fairly cheap to make, and can be automated.

    It should have even been feasible to dump a copy of the db every month or so compressed to some other location...

    Well, that's a tough way to learn the lesson, but good luck putting things back together.
     
  11. crafton48

    crafton48 GBAtemp Regular

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    sounds like SQL injection to me

    [​IMG]
     
  12. rjcrjc

    rjcrjc Member

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    Doesn't google/archive.org keep a cache?
     
  13. hanman

    hanman I'm a pretty lucky guy

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    not of the SQL database
     
  14. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

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    I dont think so.

    They said thier backup also where empty.
    Which means someone must have logged into their ftp and removed all in the .sql backup file.