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Offline Sabrina

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Follyfoot websites being hacked
« on: January 17, 2017, 10:01:57 PM »
Hi everyone, as you'll be aware we've been targetted heavily by hackers in the last few months. The fan site is particularly vulnerable as it is running Joomla! open source software. Both our sites are hosted in the one folder, which means one can infect the other.  I've now (sigh) signed up for a security monitoring service on the fan site. This is an annual cost of around £85 a year. I'm hoping that by keeping the wretches out of the fan site I can protect this one too without a repeat of the cost. I'm not financial enough, especially this time of year, to cover that.

Anyway, if you would like to help out and donate a fiver towards the security monitoring service and keeping our sites online, please send me a PM and I can give you my PayPal details.  :)
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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2017, 05:57:46 PM »
I see you've done your magic Sabrina  >41< thank you.
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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2017, 10:37:18 PM »
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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2017, 10:47:20 PM »
FINALLY ... I hope we are hacker free on this site and the fan site. I've paid for a security company to monitor both of them and cleanse them every time a hacker gets in - if they make it in.  Thanks for all your patience everyone, and welcome back!  :D :D :D
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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2017, 09:39:51 PM »
WELCOME BACK EVERYBODY!   >311<

Thanks for all you do to keep this wonderful forum going Sabrina!   >331<   You're a star!   >22<


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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2017, 10:11:36 PM »
 >41< Sabrina, thank you, and welcome back everyone  >94<
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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2017, 11:12:36 PM »
Thank you so much Sabrina.

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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2017, 09:56:34 PM »
Thank you indeed , SAbrina !!

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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2017, 07:54:41 AM »
Thanks everyone  :). An update - I get daily reports from the monitoring service and hackers have tried to get into both sites several times, so it's been worth protecting them. We'd have been offline again by now for sure!
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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2017, 12:34:28 PM »
Perhaps they'll give up now and leave us alone!!   >:(


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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2017, 10:01:14 PM »
I doubt it, Loopy. These are little robot bits of code designed to attack and attack.  >:( :(
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Re: Follyfoot websites being hacked
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2017, 10:25:44 PM »
I doubt it, Loopy. These are little robot bits of code designed to attack and attack.  >:( :(

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