XDA-Developers.com Website Hacked On 30th March 2016 @Chinese Hackers
XDA Developers (also known simply as XDA; often stylized as xda-developers) is a mobile software development community of over 6.6 million members worldwide, started in January 2003. Although discussion primarily revolves around Android, members also talk about many other operating systems and mobile development topics.
The site’s main purpose is discussion, troubleshooting and development for Android, Sailfish OS, Windows Phone, WebOS, Ubuntu Touch, Firefox OS and Tizen phones. The site also offers Windows Mobile and Android users general information about devices, ROM upgrades, technical support, Q&A, and reviews of device applications and accessories. Separate forums exist for each model of phones manufactured by Micromax Mobile, Sony, HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, and many others. Forums are also available for tabletsand many other devices.
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Source : http://mobile.techforums.space/mobile/main-website-hacked-e90ec730.html
XDA-Developers Website Hacked
One such recent incident took place at around 14:00 hrs IST when XDA Developers a popular technology related website / forum was hacked by some Chinese hackers. Several users got affected, and then they reported to the official team via their Twitter handles. The team of the site noticed the issue and restored it within five minutes of outage.
The website is now getting a redirect loop and it seems that the developers are working hard to restore XDA in its original condition very soon The message is being appeared now is “The portal is currently offline while we are performing system maintenance. Be back soon!”
They have tweeted two tweets
Sorry about that outage. Gremlins got into our server room again. One of them had babies…1,100 of them. The babies ate some Ethernet cable
We’re working on it!