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  1. jdog320

    jdog320 Spirited Member

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    Hey Assembler forums! Been a while since I last visited this site. So I noticed for a couple months that the site has gone down due to an ad with a virus. What was this ad and I'm sorry if I sound like I live under a rock but I haven't done anything major on this site for awhile. Also My apologies if I posted this in the wrong sub.
     
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    PixelButts Well Known Member

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    Malicious code injection that caused ads to display, likely getting revenue per view.
    Because thats a severe level of access to the site that implies security has been compromised to the point of lockdown, as such was taken offline to ensure it wont worsen
     
  3. jdog320

    jdog320 Spirited Member

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    Yikes! Thank god it didn't do any major collateral damage to our data.
     
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    I would like to think so but I cant be certain
     

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