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Hacking attempt
« on: October 03, 2017, 08:36:22 PM »
Hi there,

This is a short message to let everyone know that we had a successful hacking attempt on the site on Friday. The hack was caught within a few hours, all files have been returned to their original state; only one user account and one out of use file are known to have been compromised, no obviously malicious data were placed on the site, and all site elements have been re-secured since.

As far as we know, no user data were harvested during the attack and no other accounts appear to have been affected. On consulting with relevant parties we do not think that the attack was the result of an external password leak. Nonetheless, we suggest that members consider a password change in the near future, and as always please make sure that the password/email combination you use for Exilian are not shared with other sites, to help increase our security and avoid password leaks elsewhere affecting us here.

Thanks for your cooperation - Exilian takes data security and transparency extremely seriously, and we're committed to ensuring that people know what's going on and to making everyone's data as secure as possible.

Many thanks,

Jubal (Megadux)
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