PodShow Hacked, But Not Pwned

Jun 6th, 2007 | By | Category: Podcasting Services, Strange

Podshow logoPodcasting network PodShow appears to be getting some unwanted attention from hackers.

Some PodShow members have reported getting emails like this:

—–Original Message—–
From: hacked.by.xxxxxxx@podshow.com [mailto:hacked.by.xxxxxxx@podshow.com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 10:18 AM
To: xxxxx@xxxxxx.com
Subject: HACKED!

podshow.com got HACKED by yeknom!

PodShow has contained the issue and released this statement:

At approximately 10am PST today, an attempt was made to compromise our network. Our systems recognized the attempt and immediately reacted by shutting down certain functions.

During this attempt, spam emails were sent to certain users on our network. If you received unsolicited emails from a PodShow.com address, we sincerely apologize. We take this type of interruption very seriously and are constantly upgrading our systems and processes to prevent interruptions and abuse.

The entire PodShow team appreciates your support and we work diligently to bring you the best in new media and new music. Should any additional issues arise, we will keep you informed.

Sincerely,
Ron Bloom, Adam Curry and the PodShow Team

No Responses to “PodShow Hacked, But Not Pwned”

  1. shahram says:

    how sad. you would think with all of that funding they would have a secure system.

  2. OjoPatio says:

    El sitio PodShow fue hackeado…

    http://www.podcastingnews.com/2007/06/06/podshow-hacked/
    ……

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