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Super Fly : (Aug 19,2014 22:59) I r stuck!
Smileur : (Aug 19,2014 22:57) On the RS forums, they spread a rumour that the hacking group called TLS is the source of this attack... So that's why everyone's saying "I'm hunting lizards atm" !
Fading Rain : (Aug 19,2014 22:45) well except me, I was booted out of the cave. But we all got our stuff back :)
Fading Rain : (Aug 19,2014 22:45) we were at KK before all the lag happened. We kept saying 1 more kill, just 1 more... Everyone died with server crash XD
Smileur : (Aug 19,2014 22:43) Manage to connect for 3 seconds, enough to see that everything was fine... except for servers. >.>
Nick : (Aug 19,2014 22:37) Everyone keeps piling onto the servers without as much trouble leading then to capacity issues with lag there, too :P. I certainly give Jagex my sympathy.
Smileur : (Aug 19,2014 22:29) Alright, that's relieving. Thanks guys. :P
RS Black Jesus : (Aug 19,2014 22:25) Oo cool, fighting the ddos attacks no doubt
Bob : (Aug 19,2014 22:24) Jagex is shutting down random servers for safety
RS Black Jesus : (Aug 19,2014 22:24) It's most likely server bud, don't stress too much :)
Bob : (Aug 19,2014 22:23) It's more than just the server...
Smileur : (Aug 19,2014 22:23) "Your account has not logged out from its previous session or the server is to busy to handle your request. Please try again later." Damn, I hope it's the server because I hope someone didn't try to hack my phone-secured email AND my phone-secured account. :(
warvel : (Aug 19,2014 21:47) any one in the done Shield of Arrav phoenx gang will trade my hafe yours
Smexy Sarah : (Aug 19,2014 21:35) I have officially given up on rs for the day... I can't even log in to dismiss the avatar, sorry guys :(
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#1 Dr Robotnik

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 11:16 AM

Hello there.

As you know, when you receive a PM in the forums, you normally receive an accompanying email that tells you that you've been PM'd unless you've turned it off. Today in my emails, I found what look to be phishing attempt on my RuneHQ forum account.

PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS.

From: "Invision Power Board"
Title: "FLOK has started a new message with you"

The_Eggman,

FLOK has sent you a new personal conversation entitled "Привет! думаешь побывать в Казани на Универсиаду?".

FLOK said:
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Some random Russian Text here
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PLEASE DO NOT REPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS EMAIL!
You can reply to this personal conversation by following the link below:


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Ok, firstly it was in Russian, after translating it, it was some scam a about visiting a university there. Secondly, did anyone catch the phishing link at the bottom?

I think we need to remain even more vigilant as the hackers are targeting fansites now, especially if you're Fansite Staff.

Cheers,
James x

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#2 Anthuny

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 11:20 AM

It seems they also used your RS name instead of your forum one. -1 point for hackers.

#3 Lewis

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 11:21 AM

Thank you for the info, James. I haven't gotten one yet, luckily. Will watch out.
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#4 Sliver

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 03:41 PM

Wow,hopefully the user that sent you that gets banned,James.
Hopefully they don't send this to anymore ET staff,or anyone on the site.
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#5 St Squiggy

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 07:18 PM

My fiancee got one of those too, she recognized it as a phishing attempt, still weird to see one of those though :o.

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#6 Smexy Sarah

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 09:27 PM

Yikes! I'll def keep my eyes open!

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#7 Riku

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 09:51 PM

I'm going to fall for one of these eventually.. ><
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Riku: Neither. I'm taking the middle road.
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Riku: No... The road to dawn.

#8 Kittyhawk

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 01:26 AM

If you do fall for one, and no one is perfect, just make sure you scan your computer directly afterwards and clear your cache. Its better not to fall for it, of course.

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Story time needs to happen, I just need to find a day and time that work. :(

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#9 senug

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 02:20 AM

Luckily my notifications are turned off :D
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#10 Tri_Killer2

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 01:02 PM

I just always ignore any message like that tbh, I hate when I get them. Thanks for the heads up.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 07:34 PM

Messages like that end up in my spam folder anyways, nothing to worry about :)

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#12 Seinami

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 09:31 PM

I'll keep an eye out too. Blood of hackers is nasty. :T Souls from them are nasty too.
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Posted 01 June 2012 - 09:44 PM

If you look at the From section of the message, you can tell it's fake. The message identifies itself from Invision Power Board, which is the software we use, but it is not what a legitimate RuneHQ PM will contain in that section. It's a serious reminder that we're going to have to remain vigilant and proactive to protect ourselves from being phished.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:35 PM

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