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General Chat Thread, Edugeek server security compromise in General; Originally Posted by localzuk I don't. Any statement will be kinda superfluous to me, IMO. The fact that the site ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    I don't. Any statement will be kinda superfluous to me, IMO. The fact that the site had an intrusion, and that passwords should be reset is enough. I don't see what a statement would do really.
    Personally, I'm interested to see a statement. But that's more from a professional point of view than a personal one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    I don't. Any statement will be kinda superfluous to me, IMO. The fact that the site had an intrusion, and that passwords should be reset is enough. I don't see what a statement would do really.
    If @nephilim is anything like me it is more of a technical curiosity thing than a 'Oh Crap wheres my data gone!' type of thing. We are all technical people here, I like many others use a different password here than anywhere else and other information about me is available on the likes of Facebook and Twitter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    What is a multifunction tech support site?
    Fax, Scan, Copy & Print.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeBloggs View Post
    Fax, Scan, Copy & Print.
    What, no email? Pfft useless site!

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    ... or hot drinks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    What, no email? Pfft useless site!
    Actually... There is an e-mail option. It's under "Thread tools."[/Anti-joke_Chicken]

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Supports more than just 1 product.
    I don't know about you, but since EduGeek isn't just for people who worked in education (at least not any more), I would put it in the same group as other IT forums like Ars Technica etc. which are definitely much bigger.

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    I would have put Ars Technica in the catagory of IT News first then community support second....edugeek is the other way round

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I would have put Ars Technica in the catagory of IT News first then community support second....edugeek is the other way round
    does this mean we are out of touch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Personally, I'm interested to see a statement. But that's more from a professional point of view than a personal one.
    Do you mean as in working out what your school should do if they have a breach / attack / load?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    Do you mean as in working out what your school should do if they have a breach / attack / load?
    Indeed.

    Plus, I'm counting it as CPD. [Depending on how much detail it goes into.]

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    I would be interested in case there is anything I could learn form it for the forums I run. Its ok saying 'make sure they are up to date' but some times it can be a setting that you have just forgotten about that gives a security hole. Not after a 'blow by blow' but anything that could help make my forums more secure.
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    There is some good guidance from the ICO about what to do in a data breach, and IIRC there is information in the Diploma / Certificate in School Business Management. I'll try to collate a group of links together over the next few days and grab a couple of examples. Every issue is slightly different but there are some common themes. I'll prod that Mr Newton too as I know he has info as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I would have put Ars Technica in the catagory of IT News first then community support second....edugeek is the other way round
    Obligatory "Ars has a front page?".

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    No, just that Ars covers lots of areas in terms of news (from gaming to security to phones to software)...we do not cover all of that material



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