Saturday, August 2, 2008

RCAB Hacked This Morning

RCAB and other anti-Castro blogs were the subject of continuous hacking throughout the morning as shall be obvious to all who have tried to log-in today. We have as many enemies as does the cause of Cuban freedom. This attack is obviously the work of the Castro regime or one of its surrogates in this country. If nothing else it proves the influence and outreach of this blog and others dedicated to exposing the truth about Communist Cuba. The attempt to silence us because it cannot refute us nor kill that truth speaks volumes about the desperation and impotence of the regime.

58 comments:

Fantomas said...

Manuel por favor quita ese post inmediatamente, esto no es ningun ataque

el problema es de sitemeter y ha afectado a millones de usuarios en el mundo entero. Mas de 100 millones de paginas de blogs y websites que usan sitemeter afectadas desde ayer. es un bug de sitemeter repito nada de ataque here is the proof

http://www.inquisitr.com/2097/site-meter-causing-internet-explorer-failure/

Vana said...

Finally I'm in, hope all is resolved now, I was soooo worried I would not get in, didn't sleep a wink, hope all is well now

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

You are mistaken. This was a concerted attack on certain Cuban-American blogs in retaliation for the disruption of the Granma website on July 26th. It may have coincided with the Sitemeter bug but had nothing to do with it. I have not removed Sitemeter and I am back online anyway. Obviously it was not a problem with Sitemeter that knocked us off but the Castro regime.

Fantomas said...

Manuel que vas a hacer ahora que no puedes monitorear a los que entran en tu blog sin tu famoso sitemeter

Si usan FIREFOX no tendran ningun problema ...Es solo con IE

Fantomas said...

Nada que ver con July 26th, por favor ... No digas disparates brother, parece que el fantasma de Frank Pais no te deja dormir

Site Meter causing Internet Explorer failure
Traffic measuring tool Sitemeter is blocking users of Internet Explorer from accessing sites using the service.

According to a tip to The Inquisitr, the problem happens when anybody using Internet Explorer tries to open any sites with the Site Meter code present, and thousands of websites/blogs have been shut off from IE users, including PerezHilton.com and blogs in the Gawker Media stable.

Users of Internet Explorer receive the following message when visiting any site with Site Meter installed:

Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet site http://www.nameofsite.com
Operation aborted

A search using Google Blog Search found that the issue is widespread, and the only known solution at this time being to remove the SiteMeter embed code from the website or blog. Notably users of Firefox, Safari and other browsers are not affected by the issue.

So far, Sitemeter has made no official statement. More if we get it.

Update: thx to Steve Hodson of WinExtra, a pic of the issue in the wild:




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August 1, 2008 at 11:28 pm Duncan Riley
@louisgray, you're the only person I know running Site Meter, you might want to pull it

August 1, 2008 at 11:30 pm ouriel
no. not the only one. and i am pretty happy with it both on my blog and techcrunch france

August 1, 2008 at 11:31 pm Louis Gray
That is interesting. Browser statistics show IE to be very small as a result, of course. http://www.sitemeter.com/?a=stats&s=s15lgraycom&r=13

August 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm Louis Gray
I would assume this issue would be short-lived, right?

August 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm Duncan Riley
Ouriel, any reports of the issue on your end? There's plenty on G Blog Search but ppl seem to only be finding out about it now

August 1, 2008 at 11:33 pm Bjorn Tipling
sounds like a bad ie bug

August 1, 2008 at 11:34 pm Kevin Bondelli
IE is a bad bug.

August 1, 2008 at 11:34 pm Duncan Riley
I was tempted in saying that ppl should tell their readers to not use IE, but it's a bit hard when they can't even get to your site to read the message :-)

August 1, 2008 at 11:35 pm faboo mama
tee-hee, maybe this will get people to stop using that craptastic browser. and i use sitemeter of 6 of my 8 sites...so people are using it.

August 1, 2008 at 11:35 pm Bjorn Tipling
How's the Inquistr going for you Duncan? Good I hope, I like it

August 1, 2008 at 11:36 pm Duncan Riley
thx Bjorn. Getting there. Nothing like trying an unproven mix in a super crowded space. Easy is boring :-)

August 1, 2008 at 11:36 pm Steven Hodson
@Duncan I just an email from someone as a News Tip about this suggesting that no-one was talking about it yet your's is the second or third mention I've seen of it tonight :)

August 1, 2008 at 11:40 pm Steven Hodson
@Louis http://screencast.com/t/GkBpNNlE0w you might want to hope so .. but then nobody uses IE7 any more right?

August 1, 2008 at 11:40 pm Duncan Riley
Steven, I couldn't find any blogs I knew talking about it (least when I wrote the post) but I did find some obscure ones on GBlogsearch. My guess is time of night, day etc are factors that many people haven't noticed it yet. I'm firing up VMWare fusion now to see if I can replicate it

August 1, 2008 at 11:41 pm Louis Gray
Steven's screenshot nails it. Maybe he'll let you borrow the graphic for your article. :-) (And on a personal note, the best thing about Sitemeter is that I've "always" had it running since Dec. 2005. But I do have Google Analytics as well.)

August 1, 2008 at 11:43 pm Bwana McCall
I'm a bit stubborn, but I don't pull features based on IE issues. I have the a Wordpress plugin to tell IE users to upgrade to Firefox :P

August 1, 2008 at 11:46 pm Steven Hodson
@Duncan Problogger is one http://www.problogger.net/archives/2008/08/02/sitemeter-crashing-sites-when-viewed-with-ie7/ .. if your want you can use the graphic but to clarify that was in FeedDemon which uses the IE engine

August 1, 2008 at 11:58 pm Duncan Riley
Steven, just hit my GReader now with Darren.

August 2, 2008 at 12:00 am Duncan Riley
Steve, added screen shot, with credit + thx

August 2, 2008 at 12:13 am Steven Hodson
glad to help out :) (thx for the credit - appreciated)

August 2, 2008 at 12:14 am Colby Olson
Is that your windows theme Steven? Interesting. :)

August 2, 2008 at 12:15 am Duncan Riley
Colby, I was thinking the same thing. Steven...

August 2, 2008 at 12:20 am Steven Hodson
@colby it's theme using Stardock's new MyColors http://www.winextra.com/2008/07/23/mycolors-from-stardock/
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Manuel A.Tellechea said...

Vana:

Your e-mails in the morning alerted me to the attack. I am certain that it will not be the first or the last. Consequently, I am going to open a second branch of RCAB for just such emergencies. More news to follow.

I am very grateful to you for your vigilance. You are always 3 hours ahead of me and I could not ask for a better or more faithful sentry.

Now, catch up on your sleep. This has been quite a week for you.

Fantomas said...

You are mistaken. This was a concerted attack on certain Cuban-American blogs in retaliation for the disruption of the Granma website on July 26th

Manuel como es posible que mi blog Fue el primero en ser atacado por el regimen de los fidelistasn sin fidel?

oops

Fantomas said...

I am very grateful to you for your vigilance. You are always 3 hours ahead of me

WRONG , MANUEL YOU ARE 3 HOURS AHEAD OF HER, DO YOUR MATH

SHE IS 3 HOURS BEHIND YOU

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

I have NOT removed Sitemeter and I am back online. Don't you get that?

BTW, I have always had Google Analytics and Statcounter as back-ups for Sitemeter.

And I have never had to refer to Sitemeter to tell if it was you blogging anonymously from Puerto Rico. You leave your footprints on everything you write.

Fantomas said...

the Site Meter code present, and thousands of websites/blogs have been shut off from IE users, including PerezHilton.com and blogs in the Gawker Media stable.

Oh my god Manuel you are right , La china loca no quiere que la princesa cubana Perez hilton habra su blog ...Oh mine , those july 26 UCI students, pesky , pesky students de Ramiro Valdez

Fantomas said...

And I have never had to refer to Sitemeter to tell if it was you blogging anonymously from Puerto Rico. You leave your footprints on everything you write

You commnents have dropped considerably no more anonimis 640

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

Vana is up at 3:00 AM Eastern time (12:00 midnight Pacific time) monitoring this blog. I am not (usually).

Fantomas said...

have NOT removed Sitemeter and I am back online. Don't you get that?


I dont care if you removed it or not , the Site meter bug IS THE CAUSE TO MILLIONS OF BLOGS AND WEBSITES WOLDWIDE, NOTHING TO DO WITH A CUBAN ATTACK ON CUBAN AMERICAN BLOGGERS.... NO , NO , NO , PLEASE STOP SPREADING LIES INMEDIATELY, DO IT AT ONCE

THE CUBAN GOV HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS

ese es un gobierno ejemplar y honesto y ellos serian incapaces de hacer algo de esta magnitud

Fantomas said...

Vana is up at 3:00 AM Eastern time (12:00 midnight Pacific time) monitoring this blog. I am not (usually).


At 3am Vana's time los gallos ya estan cantando in the EST 6am

Oye y en el Daylyght savings Puerto Rico is 4 hours ahead of Vana , do not mess with PR old man

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

If you and others cannot see Castro's hand in this, then I am sorry for you.

If Sitemeter were the cause of this disruption, then I should not be online now because I have NOT removed Sitemeter.

Yet here I am.

Vana said...

Manuel:

The last message I sent you was at 3:30AM my time, I was so worried trying to get in all night I could not sleep, now I've got to get ready for work, I will see you later my friend as soon as I get home, hope we are not attacked for the wedding..lol..

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

I know that you are here 24/7.

But I cannot trust what you say.

Fantomas said...

If Sitemeter were the cause of this disruption, then I should not be online now because I have NOT removed Sitemeter.

Yet here I am.

MANUEL the cuban Gov thinks your blog is worthless, they would not dare to attack you , you are irrelevant, they would not waste their time on you

90 % of your writting s and comments are about other CA blogs and their monikers

On the contrary you are doing the Castro's work by reviewing the most outspoken blogs against the regime

No wonder why you are up with sitemeter now they want you to divide us more

Fantomas said...

I know that you are here 24/7.

Wrong

Iam 24/ 365

Fantomas said...

Me voy good luck with sitemeter, I shall return monday morning

Have a grear weekend , Iam off to my beach house

take care my man

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

As the greatest chivato and mischief-maker in the history of Cuban-American blogging, you would be the last whose blog wasattacked by the Cuban regime. All their heroes are your heroes. You don't want to topple the Revolution but merely airbrush some of its henchmen, exactly the same thing that the fidelistas have done.

serafin el carnicero said...

Glad RCAB is back and running-- I was not able to get in last night.

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

serafín:

Thanks. And just in time for Sunday's big event!

Centurion said...

Señor Manuel usted y Kill Castro / Humberto/ Charlie Bravo son los chivatones y cerdos mejores conocidos en la blogosfera cubana. El hecho de que usted ahora culpe a Fantomas de ser chivato es un desespero total por esconder su verdadero trabajo negociado con los comunistas. Le pido que demuestre donde, cuando y como el señor Fantomas ha chivateado a NADIE en particular. Es importantisimo que usted haga esto en español el idioma mas querido y preferido por todos los cubanos

Agustin Farinas said...

Rubber Head a.k.a Centurion,
why don't you just drink some poison and die and leave the rest of us to live in peace? Why don't you just die? It will be a great benefit for the rest of humanity. You are an absolute moron with not one iota of benefit for the human race. Why don't you just commit suicide and then we will have something to celebrate. ?

Fantomas said...

Luquillo, Puerto Rico

from the beach house in my laptop

All their heroes are your heroes. You don't want to topple the Revolution but merely airbrush some of its henchmen, exactly the same thing that the fidelistas have done.


WRONG , I ONLY HAPPEN TO HAVE DISAGREEMENT WITH YOU IN REGARDS TO FRANK PAIS. A TRUE RELIGIOUS MAN, ANTICOMUNIST AND DECENT HUMAN BEING . TE LO DIGO PORQUE TENGO INFORMATION FIRST HAND WHO FRANK REALLY WAS. VERY CONFIDENTIAL INFO ONLY A SELECTED GROUP OF PEOPLE HAVE NOT INCLUDING YOU OF COURSE

I DO NOT WORSHIP COMMUNISTS, NEVER WILL

I COMBAT THEM FEROZMENTE

PERFECTLY CLEAR?

Fantomas said...

why don't you just drink some poison and die and leave the rest of us to live in peace? Why don't you just die? It will be a great benefit for the rest of humanity. You are an absolute moron with not one iota of benefit for the human race. Why don't you just commit suicide and then we will have something to celebrate. ?


Agustin i'm sorry for your miserable life. It is not my fault

Fantomas said...

Back to the ocean and the palm trees

Be back later si lo amerita

Fantomas said...

Thanks to the Sitemeter/ IE/ july 26 movement snafu I have increase my total visits today 500% fold

amazing what the Cuban Gov can do in our behalf , thanks manolo

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

fantomas:

By "500% fold" do you mean from 1 to 5.

merengue said...

Welfare
Internet
Casa en la playa

America has been "veri veri good to me"
FANTOMAS

Angel Garzón said...

As much as I am going to hate saying this, here it goes, Fantomas, a.k.a. "Enrique Rubio" et al, is CORRECT this time around, I mean c'mon, how long have you people been using the Internet's World Wide Web? You do not yet know that Microsoft's "Internet Browser" is the worst piece of crap ever developed? Give me and everyone in the technology field a fricken break, you guys sound like the ninkamputs that only know how to put gasoline in their cars and never bother to check the oil.

DUMP the shite that you've been using from MICROSUCKS and get yourselves some quality browsers and better yet, a superior OS based computer(s), a.k.a. "Macintosh" computers a.k.a. "Macs for the love of Christ, this is 2008, not 1988, wake up and smell the reality folks, this information has been anply available in the public domain for years and yet you guys keep on keeping on the same old B.S., it is no accident that you can buy any Microsucks OS based computer for less than $500, you get what you pay for.

Angel Garzón said...

RCAB never went down, Vana can vouch for me for she contacted me late last night and I had no problem whatsoever getting into RCAB, I used not only one browser and network, I used FIVE different browsers within three DIFFERENT networks, including CELLULAR and I got into RCAB withiut any delay. RCAB was not down, your crappy equipment and its crappy software WAS DOWN.

Agustin Farinas said...

Rubber Head,
you miserable piece of worthless shit, you spend your whole life commenting on the RACB in front of a PC and you say my life is miserable? Don't you have anything better to do than to masturbate mentally in front of your PC, you stupid idiot? You spend your whole life on the web spewing stupidities and worthless tripe hour after hour and you have the f---g nerve to say someone else's life is miserable? Go find yourself a Puerto Rican male gigolo to take care of your sexual needs or something and spare us your presence here for a few days. Let us have a rest from your stupidities, you worthless piece of crap.

Centurion said...

Fantomas said...
Back to the ocean and the palm trees

Be back later si lo amerita


Fantomas no regreses todavia que no lo amerita. Por favor si alguien me va a contestar prefiero que lo hagan en español el idioma de todos los cubanos

Fantomas said...

Angel Garzón said...
RCAB never went down, Vana can vouch for me for she contacted me late last night and I had no problem whatsoever getting into RCAB, I used not only one browser and network, I used FIVE different browsers within three DIFFERENT networks, including CELLULAR and I got into RCAB withiut any delay. RCAB was not down, your crappy equipment and its crappy software WAS DOWN.

8/02/2008 4:46 PM

NONE OF THE SITES WERE DOWN. NONE. IF YOU WERE USING MOXILLA FIREFOX YOU DID NOT NOTICE A THING. THE PROBLEM WAS ONLY FOR A FEW INTERNET EXPLORER USERS THAT STILL REMAIN IN THE WORLD WIDE WEB.
REPEAT THERE WAS NOT A PROBLEM WHATSOEVER NOT A SINGLE CUBAN A BLOG WAS AFFECTED BY THIS IE/ SIMETER BUG

NOW BACK TO REGULAR BUSINESS

Ms Calabaza said...

Does anyone know what time the wedding is tomorrow? Where's the reception?

Ms Calabaza said...

Angel,

you Mac users are all elitist, cultists :)

By the way, some of my family members and close friends are like you, so don't get mad at me! Oh, and some of us poor folks can't afford a damn Mac (notice I no longer say MAC!)

Ms Calabaza said...

Sheesh, is there a full moon out there? We got hacking; Fantomas/Centurion checking out sitemeters; Angel upset we that the world does not own Mac's and Agustin sounds a bit agitated too.(might be the heat). Vana you and me need to light some incense and encourage some deep breathing exercises around RCAB ... by the way, what are you wearing to the wedding girlfriend? I hope it's not red ... OK, everyone breath in ......ohhmmmmmmmmm!

Fantomas said...
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Vana said...

Ms C:

I was planning on a black cocktail dress..lol..but think a monkey suit will work better, since it is a wedding of simians, you see Manuel discovered that Fantomas is not human at all but an APE..lol..

Fantomas said...

Vamos , Vamos que aqui les traigo un nuevo sabor del refrescante jugo Kool Aid de Guanabana , hagan filas, traigan sus vacitos

y despues Let's get back to our regular business

Who is the boss at RCBA?

Fantomas said...

Vana Did you ever see the Movie Planet of The apes?

Fantomas said...

Because I think you were in it

No eras tu la muchacha que se enamoro de Charles Heston, la putica salvaje

Fantomas said...

now let's get back to our regular schedule

Taba bueno el jugito Vana?

Vana said...

Yes I did e-mail Angel yesterday to see if he was having the same trouble as I but alas he told me he got in, so I thought it was me who was hacked..lol..I do have Microsoft it may be a piece of shit, but is what I know, since Iam computer illiterate..lol..

Angel my friend calm down don't go busting a vein you seem trully upset over nothing, maybe is me you should direct your anger at since I was the one that kept you up late, I'm sorry

Fantomas said...

Vana said...
Finally I'm in, hope all is resolved now, I was soooo worried I would not get in, didn't sleep a wink, hope all is well now

8/02/2008 11:28 AM

So Vana , You could not get in , I think you were the only one that could not enter RCAB Blog last night, no wonder you live in the left coast, esos zurdos siempre atrasados

Vana said...

Ms C:

Some incense and perhaps even a peace pipe.

Centurion said...

Ya veo que regresas Fantomas , como estuvo la playa, a ver cuentanos. Respondeme en ingles tu sabes que yo no soy muy ingles que digamos

Vana said...

Agustin:

Dear friend don't let rubber head upset you thus, yes he sometimes gets to me too, but now I'm back to ignoring him, helps me feel much better, nothing I would love more than to be his funeral director..lol..but it cannot be so.

Fantomas said...

La playa estuvo excelente centurion, compadre aprenda un poquito de ingles, recuerde que este blog es en ingles

Vana said...

Manuel:

I think The Madhouse is really the best place for the dementia in fantomas, now he's talking to himself (centurion) is everything ready for the wedding of the century tomorrow? pray tell where will it be held, at The Madouse proper or it's Annex?

Jiminy Cricket III said...

My, my, what a wonderful post this. Vana all excited about a non-existent wedding, Manuel egging her on as though he were the wedding planner, Agustin urging Fantomas to drink poison, and Fantomas, in turn, talking to Centurion, an alter ego created from his pharmacopoeia, and Angel getting all snippy about computers. We thank all of you for the wonderful entertainment you give!

serafin el carnicero said...

Tengo un gran problema. No se que regalarle a los novios.

Un juego de palitos chinos o un juego de jackies.

Please advise.

Centurion said...

Que bueno, alguien que escriba español en la seccion de comentarios
Hola serafin

Vana said...

LMFAO..Serafin they are apes, a bunch of bananas will do just fine.

Centurion said...

Vana que le piensa usted regalar a Fantomas

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