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#1 Bronze & Copper Collector

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:23 PM

Just wanted to let everyone know that I've been getting a suspended user page when I go to the GBforums hosted by Hussolo and now got some sort of hacker screen showing up....

I also just went to retrieve an email from OnlineCoins and they look like they might have been hacked also..

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#2 Rob

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 03:48 PM

Just wanted to let everyone know that I've been getting a suspended user page when I go to the GBforums hosted by Hussolo and now got some sort of hacker screen showing up....

I also just went to retrieve an email from OnlineCoins and they look like they might have been hacked also..

Hus's hosting site told him a short while ago that they would stop hosting in 6 months, but then shut it down fairly promptly. That is why the account suspended page came up. It was based in Egypt apparently.

According to an email he sent me a week or so ago, he is trying to get the forum contents onto another hosting site with all the data intact. That is why it disappeared.

#3 Peter

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 04:33 PM


Just wanted to let everyone know that I've been getting a suspended user page when I go to the GBforums hosted by Hussolo and now got some sort of hacker screen showing up....

I also just went to retrieve an email from OnlineCoins and they look like they might have been hacked also..

Hus's hosting site told him a short while ago that they would stop hosting in 6 months, but then shut it down fairly promptly. That is why the account suspended page came up. It was based in Egypt apparently.

According to an email he sent me a week or so ago, he is trying to get the forum contents onto another hosting site with all the data intact. That is why it disappeared.


Ah
I thought I had done something wrong. ;)

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:17 PM



Just wanted to let everyone know that I've been getting a suspended user page when I go to the GBforums hosted by Hussolo and now got some sort of hacker screen showing up....

I also just went to retrieve an email from OnlineCoins and they look like they might have been hacked also..

Hus's hosting site told him a short while ago that they would stop hosting in 6 months, but then shut it down fairly promptly. That is why the account suspended page came up. It was based in Egypt apparently.

According to an email he sent me a week or so ago, he is trying to get the forum contents onto another hosting site with all the data intact. That is why it disappeared.


Ah
I thought I had done something wrong. ;)


I also thought of that.
Before they will block most account they do give warning to members didnt recieve any,so I did search in the web for any other reason.
Coinsgb is down also Euroswapper is downsizing I think?
Maybe next time I will edit and print other good thread in other forum just in case,the library is still standing but other forum is having difficulties, hope other will still last,just a comment.

#5 TomGoodheart

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 07:23 PM

I also just went to retrieve an email from OnlineCoins and they look like they might have been hacked also..


I got that too. I get the impression that Andy Bruce hasn't had so much to do with the site recently as most of the coins listed seemed to be Rendell Ingrams'. I wonder if the hosting subscription was ending and lapsed?

I just checked my pms and see I messaged Andy 6 months ago and didn't get a reply ...

Shame. I got a handful of really nice coins from him.
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#6 Peter

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 07:59 PM

I agree Tom
I bought a few from his web site and picked a couple up from him from the Midland fair.
I haven't seen him around for a while.

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 08:24 PM

Without wishing the worse on a person I never knew, he hasn't passed away has he, is anyone able to contact him on landline etc ?.
If you have it and it's shiny, I lost it earlier and I want it back RIGHT now.
www.shillingcoins.co.uk .Ebay ID: scorpion912

#8 TomGoodheart

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 09:21 PM

Without wishing the worse on a person I never knew, he hasn't passed away has he, is anyone able to contact him on landline etc ?.


I've sent a message care of what I think is his ebay account. I'll let you all know if I hear back.
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