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Subject: GMT Site down / hacked? rss

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Dirk Gaertner
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Hi there,

does anybody get that strange licensing message, too? I can't access the site since a couple of hours...

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Cracky McCracken
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Yeah, what the hell is this?!? i wouldn't click on those links personally.

Very strange.

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edit... i mean that is wierd. We've all seen sites down before... but not like this.
 
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Andrew White
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my account at GMT has been hacked before
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Cracky McCracken
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Really, that sucks. I just started an account a few days ago to pre-order a game.

It looks here like their merchant software company is accusing GMT of using there software without paying for it. I think the links are for GMT, not their visitors.

One way or the other, the seem to have been hacked...
 
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That appears to be the result of a software license expiring.

Not a hack - a disabling.
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Well, I hope they get that fixed quick - I have about a half-dozen pre-orders to get on their system!
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Dirk Gaertner
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desertfox2004 wrote:
Well, I hope they get that fixed quick - I have about a half-dozen pre-orders to get on their system!



Me too... soblue
 
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Sorry about that, guys. This wasn't a hack and there's no problem with anyone's cusotmer information. It WAS weird, in that we never got any notification that there was a potential problem, but looks like it was our fault.

We've legally owned several versions of this software for years, now, but apparently somewhere along the way (this year's upgrade, I'd bet), we missed a digital signature on a EULA. We took care of that this morning. It should be fixed now. Very sorry for the inconvenience.

Enjoy the games!

Gene
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Dirk Gaertner
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Thank you, Gene! Everything's fine now. Sorry for mentioning the possibility of a hack but that's difficult to distinguish nowadays.

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No worries, Dirk. We didn't know what was happening at first, either. Thankfully all is well now.

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