[Bioperl-l] DANGER: hacking of bioperl wiki?
Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
mauricio at open-bio.org
Fri Nov 20 11:15:22 EST 2009
All OBF wikis and blogs have been upgraded and cleaned from the hack.
Thanks for the heads up!
Mark A. Jensen wrote:
> Andrew-- thanks!! We're on it.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrew Grimm"
> <andrew.j.grimm at gmail.com>
> To: <bioperl-l at lists.open-bio.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 9:52 PM
> Subject: [Bioperl-l] DANGER: hacking of bioperl wiki?
>> Caution: read the whole email before visiting the bioperl wiki
>> I was doing some bioinformatics-related searching using google, and
>> one of the hits was to the bio dot perl dot org wiki (the FAQ in
>> When I did that, I was redirected to a ferdax dot com web site (a
>> typo-squatting of fedex?).
>> Some people reckon that ferdax hacks web sites and redirects google
>> hits from the victim web site to their own web site. For example, this
>> thread at google's webmaster central
>> (it's talking about zencart, but presumably they've since found other
>> Just going to the website without using google may not trigger the
>> Apologies if this is a false alarm, but I don't think it is.
>> I won't be in contact between Friday and Monday Australian time (I'll
>> be at railscamp 6 in Melbourne), so I won't be able to answer any
>> Andrew Grimm
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