Gawker Media Hacker warning

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for those who didnt know: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gw8E01I9SZLjKV_5YbqEJ-YcxeHw?docId=a52f686a9adc441a8dc0cf6d8a7a8bdc i have just recieved an e-mail from this forum that someone attempted to hack my account, the hackers IP is 174.132.178.37. if you get this same e-mail, people are advised to change there passwords.
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Same here Dear Peter Garner, Someone has tried to log into your account on Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums with an incorrect password at least 5 times. This person has been prevented from attempting to login to your account for the next 15 minutes. The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address: 174.132.178.37 All the best, Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums

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Same message received here too! Paul F
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Moderator Message I'd advise anyone who is worried about these "attacks", as a precaution if for no other reason, to change their password to a reasonably strong one (ie, more than 8 characters in length and including at least one numeric and one special character). No point in making life easy for the miscreants, is there? Regards GA
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It's coming out of Katy Tx, send a copy of the email you received to [email]abuse@softlayer.com[/email]
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The IP posted above doesn't resolve to that on an ARIN search.
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All good stuff! I shall add samspade.org to my Armoury Of Righteousness. :cool:
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Armoury Of Righteousness. :cool:
Is that like the Fortress of Solitude?? :diablo:
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Is that like the Fortress of Solitude?? :diablo:
Not as such, no.
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Both 80s new romantic bands?