Several readers–including us–are getting an “attack site” warning at Telegram.com today: it’s not just you if the site appears to be broken.
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From Google’s error report:
What is the current listing status for telegram.com?
Site is listed as suspicious – visiting this web site may harm your computer.
Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over the past 90 days.
What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 42 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 2 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2009-05-12, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2009-05-12.
Malicious software is hosted on 2 domain(s), including dsaff[dot]com/, baidubadu[dot]com/.
This site was hosted on 3 network(s) including AS3561 (SAVVIS), AS20021 (LNH), AS4136 (GLOBIX).
My surfing habits haven’t changed, yet I’ve had an upswing in viruses/trojans (none in the past 5 years, suddenly 3 in the last month).
I wonder if they’re all coming from the T&G- they must have been hacked.
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There are some techie details of what happened (although not why) here.
Now that was fun… and easy too.
Maybe… the City’s or WOMAG’s?
Buckle in, its gonna be a fun ride!
How about they hire some WITI students? Maybe _they_ know how to configure a firewall.
(And bring back Mr Callahan and the 360 Mk 1965)
As of 5/21 AM:
“Note to our visitors
Certain functions of telegram.com, such as article comments, blogs, message boards, newsletters, dining guide, movie/DVD listings, user-submitted photos and polls, are currently unavailable.”
Good thing the obits are still alive or I’d have no reason to read the T&G.
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