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Nvidia Forums and Devzone Compromised


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Just saw this on their facebook page as well as on their site linked below

Attention NVIDIA Forum and DevZone Users: We recently discovered that unauthorized third parties gained access to some user information. We continue to investigate this matter and are working to restore these sites as soon as possible. Please visit http://forums.nvidia.com/ andhttp://developer.nvidia.com/ for the latest status updates and guidance.

Source: http://www.nvidia.com/content/forums/index.html

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That's why nvidia forum was not opening since many days..

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They use the smae software as this forum as welll which is Invision Power Services IP.Board or IPB.

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They use the smae software as this forum as welll which is Invision Power Services IP.Board or IPB.

They never updated from the 2.x version is probably why.

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the hell??? yah think they'd be on top of that.... and be surely able to afford to upgrade.... wow... not unless some clingy ****** didn't want to upgrade becuase of some changes IPS made.... I hope not!!!!

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They never updated from the 2.x version is probably why.

Community Forum Software by IP.Board 3.3.4

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they probably updated to the latest after the issue happened

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Another forum I visit that also uses IPB (overclock3d.net) got hacked a whole bunch of times with code inserted in to their Index.php - They have switched to VBulletin as their board and the attacks have stopped. They were using the latest up to date version of IPB..

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lol I just deleted an email that appeared in my junk folder saying Nvidia forums hacked, just assumed it was spam

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Glad I now use a different password for every online account i have, i probably should change my Nvidia forums pass, however i dont care enough about it to. I signed up to ask something 4/5 years ago and never used the forums again.

Dear NVIDIA Forum User,

We suspended operations of the NVIDIA Forums last week in response to suspicious activity and immediately began an investigation. We apologize that our continuing investigation is taking this long. Know that we are working around the clock to ensure that secure operations can be restored.

Our investigation has identified that unauthorized third parties gained access to some user information, including:

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The cloud. It stinks....

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The cloud. It stinks....

Yep, sounds like a fart alright.

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The cloud. It stinks....

By cloud, you mean "internet" correct?

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By cloud, you mean "internet" correct?

Yep. Internet isn't permanent, it's transient. Like farting clouds :-D

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