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Link Malware / 2009-01-20 01:27

Metal Archives was victim of a malicious hacker earlier today (starting at around 4PM EST, lasting for at the most 2 hours), resulting in some pages being defaced with hidden iframes linking to malware downloads. We temporarily disabled the site as soon as we noticed, which explains the downtime you may have experienced in the last few hours.

The security loophole that allowed the attack to happen has been patched, and the defaced pages have been restored.

We are sincerely sorry for the inconvenience. We hope no one's computer got infected because of this -- if so, please update your anti-virus/anti-malware software immediately.

Edit: one of our members suggested to follow these removal instructions if you were infected. You may also want to check this thread for useful information about removing malware.

-Morrigan