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12-24-2004, 07:04 PM
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There's a worm on the net, and it's trying to search our site.
Thankfully, because the forum needs users to be logged in, it can't do a thing
Go to www.kvcd.net/forum and look at the "guest" users on line
That's how many hits we're getting, and they all point to the log-in page, after I analyzed the statistics file.

And look at this here: http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,119024,00.asp

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12-24-2004, 07:08 PM
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My fault.
I heard about this worm 3 days ago and thought you were aware.
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12-24-2004, 09:34 PM
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No problem
I was aware of it since yesterday. A friend sent me an E-Mail with the link I posted above.
But as I said, I guess the worm is harmless to us, because no anonymous robot can browse this forum

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12-25-2004, 07:01 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kwag
...and look at the "guest" users on line ...
i told you 2 weeks ago(but maybe i was not clear with poor english,excuse me... ).
kvcd forum have "everything".
why not a new forum called: "learning english"?!?!?


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12-30-2004, 08:03 AM
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I think the worm is spreading now even more
Look at the current user count on the forum
I've upgraded the forum software to the latest version, which ensures that the worm won't affect it, but I see the number of "guest" users (actually worms) keeps increasing.
I know that google already blocks the worm, which was the way it targeted phpBB based boards, but maybe it found other search engines

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12-30-2004, 08:03 AM
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I think the worm is spreading now even more
Look at the current user count on the forum
353 at this moment.
I've upgraded the forum software to the latest version, which ensures that the worm won't affect it, but I see the number of "guest" users (actually worms) keeps increasing.
I know that google already blocks the worm, which was the way it targeted phpBB based boards, but maybe it found other search engines

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12-30-2004, 08:41 AM
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I was right
http://marketwatch-cnet.com.com/Goog...3-5504769.html

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12-30-2004, 08:59 AM
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Do you fear a lock of the forum due to too much connexion at a time ?
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12-30-2004, 09:42 AM
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Do you fear a lock of the forum due to too much connexion at a time ?
Well, right now, it's ~400 users on-line and the forum is fine
But I wish my provider would block these "spiders", unless the worm has spreaded to some other form.
The other day when I checked the logs, all hits were from a "User Agent" which was not IE or Mozilla based. So this could be quickly identified and blocked.
I'm not sure if that's the case now

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01-24-2005, 08:37 PM
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The worm is active again
I just patched the forum with a new update, so all should be back to normal in a matter of minutes. ( I hope )

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01-24-2005, 08:54 PM
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We're back to normal, from a guest (worm) count of over 900

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01-25-2005, 12:29 AM
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That's why I couldn't connect yesterday...

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01-25-2005, 12:38 AM
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I was about to go
Forum is really nice now ( Until the next mutation )

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