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Important Security Update
Nov 21 2020, 9:47 PM

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A while ago we have discovered a security hole in our main site software. The hole is now patched, but it's possible that it might have been already used to access people's passwords, which is kind of an issue!

We don't know if this happened for sure, and the passwords were hashed, so it's not as bad as it sounds. But regardless, just to be safe, I went ahead and made it so that every user has to change their passwords to keep using the site. It might be a bit annoying to be forced to change your password, but I believe this is for the best.

As a precaution, I've also upped the security of the backend. Let's just say that if anything like this happens again in the future, the impact will be much much lower. I know this is a bit of an oversimplification but I don't wanna get too much into detail.

EDIT: More information came to light and we now believe that no database leak actually took place. We, however, will still force users to reset their passwords, as that is a required step of the security improvement we have made.
 
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Nov 22 2020, 12:33 AM
cool now finish flashback <:)
 
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Nov 22 2020, 12:33 AM
and midas machine too
 
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Mors
Nov 22 2020, 1:35 AM
no........
 
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Klug
Nov 22 2020, 5:45 AM
So, this only applies to the main site and not the forums?
 
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redstone02
Nov 22 2020, 8:51 AM
Quote (Klug on Nov 22 2020, 5:45 AM)
So, this only applies to the main site and not the forums?

since the DB of the main site and the forum are different, so one does not impact the other
 
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Mors
Nov 22 2020, 4:32 PM
Quote (redstone02 on Nov 22 2020, 8:51 AM)
since the DB of the main site and the forum are different, so one does not impact the other

Yup, both the forums and the main site don't share databases, nor code. They are completely separate from each other.

We plan to integrate both in the future, but for now they will stay separate.
 
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