DTP


 
Lively discussions on the graphic arts and publishing — in print or on the web


Go Back   Desktop Publishing Forum > General Discussions > How to Use the Forum

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 10-28-2010, 09:05 AM   #1
ktinkel
Founding Sysop
 
ktinkel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: In Connecticut, on the Housatonic River near its mouth at Long Island Sound.
Posts: 11,189
Default Warning to members

It appears the forum was hacked recently. It took us a while to figure out where and how, exactly, but we believe we have repaired the damage and upgraded the forum software. We have also improved security.

A couple of forum members reported that their anti-virus software had blocked Java-based malware. Some also reported damage to their profile images. Thanks to all of you for helping us identify and track this pest.

Our forum software was somewhat out of date; it is now current. According to security experts, we users should also keep up to date with software updates. Windows users should run anti-virus software and keep it up to date. Mac users should keep up with Apple’s OS and Java updates.

And please do let us know if you see anything odd here.

Thanks.

   
__________________
[SIZE=2][COLOR=LemonChiffon]::[/COLOR][/SIZE]
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
ktinkel is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Expired Certificate Warning dthomsen8 Web Design 4 01-18-2008 05:11 PM
"Lazy HTML" warning dthomsen8 Web Design 3 08-28-2007 05:13 PM
MS IE 6 remote administrative exploit warning Kelvyn General Publishing Topics 14 09-28-2006 01:26 PM
CSS validator warning dthomsen8 Web Site Building & Maintenance 4 03-19-2006 12:04 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Contents copyright 2004–2014 Desktop Publishing Forum and its members.