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translatewiki.net security incident

Written by JBennett on Oct 10 2018, 8:14 PM.

What happened?
On September 24, 2018 a series of malicious edit attempts were detected on translatewiki.net. In general, these included attempts to inject malicious javascript, threatening messages and porn.

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Additional details on OurMine

Written by JBennett on Sep 7 2018, 6:37 PM.

The guard rails I'll be following will be around the original blog post created by Darian Patrick in November 2016. I'll do my best to fill in what gaps I can.

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Details of dictionary attack from May 2018

Written by JBennett on Sep 7 2018, 6:37 PM.

What happened?

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