Ok Who broke google?

Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: cArNaGe On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 9:52 am

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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: Richard S. On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:06 am

Not so sure if that was such a good idea because I had trouble getting the cursor to pop up on the search text box.
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: 009to090 On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:46 am

Thier servers caught the ConFicker Worm.
My old company was notorious for not getting updates in place in a timely manner. They were forever getting worms/viruses on the Wintel servers. The unix servers just kept humming away, happy as can be.
Richard, are yours hardened?
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: Richard S. On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:04 pm

DVC500_at_last wrote:Thier servers caught the ConFicker Worm.


Where did you hear that? The page had a flash animation or something that dropped the entire page. They must have stopped it. April fool's. ;)


Richard, are yours hardened?


Through both my hosting company and additions I have made. The trouble is you only need on point of entry and your screwed. I try and take as many precautions as necessary such as the htaccess password protection for the phpbb admin panel.
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: 009to090 On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:12 pm

Richard S. wrote:Where did you hear that?


Sorry, I should have put alot of smilies around it. :oops: :oops: :oops:
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: Freddy On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:59 pm

Is Google having a worm issue? Or is it an April fools joke they created? Each year they do something funny, but... you can't "google" a question right now!

What the? If you click that link google is messed up...all the words drop to the bottom of the page, but, if you type google.com into your browser, it works as it should.
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: Richard S. On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:04 pm

I think this might go down as "Sounded good when we discussed it" ideas. I have the google tool bar but I can't search from the google home page... unless you click a lot and get lucky to get a cursor in the text box.
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: tvb On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:13 pm

Oyyyyy - this is why phishing scams still work even with really smart people.
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: BobDavis On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:25 pm

http://www.chromeexperiments.com/hosted ... index.html is what is behind that link of http://www.google.com link in the first message.


Google is working fine.

My guess is that google is running a linux variant for servers not Windows.


BD
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: Richard S. On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 3:01 pm

Slick carnage, never did think to look at link.
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: cArNaGe On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:07 pm

:lol:
That's funny.

I've been sleeping all day.
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:04 pm

never did think to look at link.

Social engineering at its finest!
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: Richard S. On: Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:24 am

Well I knew it was a joke as far as Goggle went, what I didn't realize was that it was also a joke by carnage. Like I said, pretty slick.

I was scouring some webmaster sites for mention of it and ALMOST posted about it on one of them. :oops:
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Re: Ok Who broke google?

PostBy: 009to090 On: Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:40 am

Richard S. wrote:Well I knew it was a joke as far as Goggle went, what I didn't realize was that it was also a joke by carnage. Like I said, pretty slick.

I was scouring some webmaster sites for mention of it and ALMOST posted about it on one of them. :oops:


Creating an alias for the link in the DNS server, or simply forcing the request to another site, are ways I have seen previous AprilFool's jokes at my old company. It pissed off the big bosses. The Admin that changed it, got in trouble for making unauthorized changes to the production servers. That was YEARS ago, before regmented/standardized ITIL Change Control was in place.
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