Well, the folks who designed the PHPbb system don't exactly send out emails when they issue a critical update. It requires regularly checking their website to see what the latest is on their product. With Windows and some other software, updates are automatic and/or you are notified when they are available. With server level software on what I assume is probably a Linux/unix server, and free software at that, you don't get those nifty notifications. And though I know Kermee updated us a little while back, its not hard to let updates slip by you. As far as the exploit that somebody used against us, it was pretty well documented, so as others have suggested, probably a kiddie scripter with nothing better to do on a Tuesday night. And now Kermee gets to pick up the pieces for a few hours to bring us back online. Always remember, it coulda been worse, and we could be offline a lot longer, but Kermee got us back up pretty quick
You see everyone this is why I like things like guns, because they don't just suddenly "get hacked" or "crash" on you. They are always the same as they were the last time you picked them up, they are timeless, and you can always count on them.
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