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Don't you just hate the internet on days like this...?

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Some bad news guys...

I was supposed to be uploading a new update for you all on here today, but sadly I can't do that anymore. You may have noticed the main OverDose site is suddenly missing, with just a simple .sql exploit in its place... Well, thats because the site was hacked sometime over the last 12 or so hours, and the entire directory was wiped. So the OverDose news is gone, all the pictures, concept art etc that was hosted there, gone. The .exe and game .dll's for all our testers, gone...

Thankfully, I have the main gruff backed up locally, so I can just upload that. But some sections, sections I spent hours of work on, are gone for good.

So, thank you kind internet person. Thank you for hacking the site and removing the entire dir, setting us back even further in work load.

Some people are so pathetic...

[TBG]

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Cypher05
Cypher05

That sucks. :(. I should stop tracking stuff on here, every day I get an update about bad news. :(.

Back up your back ups.

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Kyou.
Kyou.

haha i no what you mean

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Diffractor
Diffractor

It's a shame. :(

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masterchief396
masterchief396

Man that really sucks sorry man... At least you had some of it saved elsewhere. I hope you figure things out. Good luck and nice work!

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luiz0regis
luiz0regis

lame =/

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Commissar1032
Commissar1032

God dam it. What kind of sick **** does something like this. But on the other hand this is a life lesson to back-up the hell out of everything that's what I do with my maps, and mini mods I make. Any-who I wish you and the Development team best of luck and I hope this doesn't stall the entire development process. ( wish-full Thinking)

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Cahir
Cahir

Well, damn. I guess it's a good thing that you're prepared for these sort of things. I hope you get things sorted and that that moron gets what he deserves.

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Ark_
Ark_

Gah that's a major pain, beats me why people would do something like that.
Some people are just ********(im thinking of much stronger words) it seems. Bloody idiots.

Hope you don't give up on this great project.

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Salsa_Shark
Salsa_Shark

F*** it, is there anyway to trace who did it, like an IP log or anything?

Some people are just C*** Heads, that makes me really want to F*** the F***ing A******* who did this, up.

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Ichiman94
Ichiman94

****** haxor argh!

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pfannkuchen_gesicht
pfannkuchen_gesicht

hm, I always have a anything of my sites locally, so I don't give a **** if someone hacks a site of mine, though I'm disappointed in our humankind when somebody does hack something in a bad purpose.

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Gavavva Author
Gavavva

Bit different when you deal with databases and the like. Anybody can back up simple html files, but we have multiple .sql databases and all sorts, so its a bit different.

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pfannkuchen_gesicht
pfannkuchen_gesicht

every major change in a database gets a backup, btw, ask your Server provider for a database backup

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Gavavva Author
Gavavva

I can back up the sql database every so often but when the whole point is the hack disabled the database and made it none usable, you can only do so much. I cant back up stuff every five seconds, I do have a life, so only so much can be done.

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booman
booman

We are still here for ya man. Even though you may have to work harder to get your content ready, it will still pay off in the end.
Thanks for your hard work and dedication!

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[Berserk]
[Berserk]

This doesn't affect development of the game, fortunately. We have multiple copies of code and art in a few computers apart from the SourceForge host.

It still sucks there are some "kids" out there with nothing better to do than to **** about with people's work.

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CaptainLagfail
CaptainLagfail

I suppose at the end of the day the site was only ancillary to the project. Sure, it will be f*cking annoying to fix it all up again, but you'll have something up there eventually and it hasn't affected development on the game. Sometimes sh*t just happens.

All I'll say is my condolences on the site, but don't beat yourselves up over a hacker with no life.

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taesiri
taesiri

lame

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SinKing
SinKing

Oh man that's low! You have my deepest sympathies! I'm sure lots of good work was lost, but I'm looking forward to what's to come. At least places like Moddb store a part of the history.

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xalener
xalener

Honestly, what's the ******* point of hacking you guys of all people? You've done absolutely NOTHING but good.

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Valherran
Valherran

When we find the hacker we will dispose of him...quietly... >:@

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Dremth
Dremth

Why don't people hack things that the majority of people hate? Myspace, for instance? Or Hannah Montanna's website?

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Capn_Nick
Capn_Nick

That's really bad (I'd be insane if that happened to me), but if it was "just simple .sql exploit" why it couldn't been fixed beforehand? Anyway, I hope that won't hinder your development much.

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Avenger2150
Avenger2150

Meh god, why are there ******** in this world that hack ?
its a shame that every thing was deleted, and you got to start the new un-saved features and/or files all over :<
god, kill all hackers.

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Woolybear777
Woolybear777

My god when I read the title of this news post I thought you were shutting down development. Nearly gave me a heart attack.

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Squiggers
Squiggers

Thats the lowest of the low - you've got my condolences guys.

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