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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lsuarezpo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: openoffice.com link goes to dubious site
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2012 22:51:40 GMT
Drew,
I have the abofallen list I'll send post to the svn repository. It
won't help you much, but isn't it not too difficult to, say, write a
script to check any given URL against a list  (say, the one I post, or
another) for spam identity? Kind of like, if.. then.. routine.

louis


On 2 February 2012 17:30, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> checked first thing this morning - no more porn, but then again not a
> mirror any longer either so should still come off the listing.
>
> I don't know if anyone has checked all the other links - if not I can do
> that and believe I have all the access rights needed to edit the page.
> Though in long run not sure that is staying, ASF has a different set of
> mirrors if not mistaken.
>
> //drew
>
> On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 11:33 -0500, Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:
>> Thanks.
>> -louis
>>
>> On 2 February 2012 00:37, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
>> > On Wed, 2012-02-01 at 22:54 -0500, drew wrote:
>> >> On Wed, 2012-02-01 at 22:03 -0500, David Sheffield wrote:
>> >> > Hello,
>> >> >
>> >> > If you go to the Open Office mirrors project (link below) and scroll
down
>> >> > to United States - Bulk Book Store, the http link to the right actually
>> >> > redirects to a Philipino themed porn site. At least I wasn't at work
when I
>> >> > clicked on it. I wasn't too offended but I'm sure some people would
be if
>> >> > this happened to them. Just letting you guys know so you can fix it.
>> >> >
>> >> > http://www.openoffice.org/distribution/mirrors/#mirrors
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> Just sent an email to registered owners of the site, as listed in the
>> >> WHOIS db, informing them it's apparently been hijacked.
>> >>
>> >
>> > Here is the reply:
>> >
>> > It wasn't hacked, we discontinued the server that that subdomain is
>> > hosted on, and didn't update our DNS records, and now some porn company
>> > apparently got that IP address. Either way, I updated our DNS records
>> > and it won't send people there anymore in a few hours when the DNS
>> > propegates. Thank you for bringing this to my attention!
>> >
>> > -Dirk
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>

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