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#1 bobbb

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Posted 04 September 2017 - 10:12 AM

A server hosting dozens of popular file converter sites has been hacked
http://www.zdnet.com...rns-researcher/
 

The server hosted sites -- including combinepdf.com, imagetopdf.com, jpg2pdf.com, pdftoimage.com, pdfcompressor.com, and wordtojpeg.com, among others -- that let users convert files and documents to other formats.

"full root access" to the server and its contents.
"tampered with for months on end, without the server owner noticing it."

The server owner later said he had updated his servers and rebuffed several claims about his server's security.

If you claim my server still has that problem with Image-f**king-Magick, please send me the new config file," said the server owner. "If you can't, well, you're too late."

 

True or a researcher looking to make a name.





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