How Do I Handle a Hacker?

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Solved How Do I Handle a Hacker?

Post by LordBalthazar on June 8th 2011, 9:34 am

Before I start, I'd like to request something of this topic. If it recieves good feedback then Id like it to be a reminder to other users who may be in danger.

My forum,, has been attacked from the inside. A user cracked the Admin panel and started deleting profiles. He now says that if I do not give him ownership of the site, he'll come back and cause even more damage. I've banned him and deleted his profile completely but I fear he'll keep his word and crack us again.

My question is: How do we prepare for another attack and avoid such attacks in the future?

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Solved Re: How Do I Handle a Hacker?

Post by Darren1 on June 8th 2011, 9:48 am


This topic should help out

All you can really do is to just ignore him, and restore the site.

If you have his IP Address, you can ban it via: Admin panel >> Users & Groups > Ban Control > IP Ban.

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