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(.) a hack?
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skalie
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Dec 15, 2006, 08:15 AM
 
A internet company's website I was investigating about getting a job seems to have gone offline, first there was this ...

Code:
<html><body> <b>www.theWebsite.com</b> (.)<P></body></html>
..and now the url is saying that there is no website configured.

Typing (.) into google returns nothing, as in not even a "no matches, did you mean....? "

Hmmm, anyone know the meaning of the symbol? ( it might help me get the job )
     
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Dec 15, 2006, 11:49 PM
 
I think it's a boob.
     
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Dec 15, 2006, 11:58 PM
 
Originally Posted by registered_user View Post
I think it's a boob.


Very similar to a blogstone.
I do not like those green links and spam.
I do not like them, Sam I am.
     
Chuckit
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Dec 16, 2006, 07:33 AM
 
Google will not return any matches because Google doesn't match punctuation (strings like "??" and "+/-" also return no results). I don't see how the string "(.)" would constitute a hack in any way, either. It's just parentheses and a period.
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skalie  (op)
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Dec 16, 2006, 09:12 AM
 
Thought it might be a signature of a hacking group or something, I remember all the index sites of a friend of mine getting hacked with a '... liberation army of ******" as a message.

It was probably the company itself, doing a server upgrade or something, just not very informative while doing it.
     
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Dec 16, 2006, 01:46 PM
 
Oh, I missed what you were saying. Yeah, most hackers don't exactly try to play subtle with their messages. It'll usually be like, "LOL OWNED BY 1337\/\/3|3H4XX0R!"
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