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what's happening here krebs down as well

Went to spybot and saw this notice.
Tried krebsonsecurity.com who posted the initial warning and they are down according to »www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ ··· rity.com

Maybe a knew tactic for those scamming to hide the info for now.

May 24, 2012 - "A recent breach at billing and support software provider WHMCS that exposed a half million customer usernames, passwords — and in some cases credit cards — may turn out to be the least of the company’s worries.. for the past four months hackers have been selling an exclusive zero-day flaw that they claim lets intruders break into Web hosting firms that rely on the software... Following an extended period of downtime on Monday, the privately-owned British software firm disclosed that hackers had broken in and stolen 1.7 gigabytes worth of customer data, and deleted a backlog of orders, tickets and other files from the firm’s server... WHMCS’s user forums have been and remain under a constant denial-of-service attack, and the company is urging customers to change their passwords... Many users seem to be worried that the data stolen the now-public breach may include WHMCS direct customer data, as well as the location of the installed software and credit card data, and passwords for WHMCS installs that were done by them or supplied during troubleshooting..."

»forums.spybot.info/showthread.ph ··· &t=65620
Paradigm Shift beta test pilot. "Now is the not right time to stop folding."


Looks like a major DDOS attack against krebsonsecurity. Brian Krebs sent the following tweet 8 hours ago :
"My site has been under attack for six hours. Care to explain your reasons, cowards, whoever you are?"

Keep an eye on »inagist.com/all/2058707118924922 ··· 2492290/ for the latest developments


krebsonsecurity is now back up. First comment on the latest post about WHMCS was just over 2 hours ago.