20
Apr
08

RubyOnRails.org hacked?

In trying to update my Ruby gems today, I got some strange errors.  Upon navigating to the Ruby on Rails site, I saw the following:

So what’s the word?  Did the main Ruby site get hijacked or expired?  If so, this could be yet another obstacle to enterprise adoption of Ruby/Rails.

Update: This post has been posted to Digg, and comments there indicate that the RoR IRC channel has acknowledged an issue with the domain, and they are “looking into it” (i.e. – 37 Signals is calling their lawyers).

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8 Responses to “RubyOnRails.org hacked?”


  1. April 20, 2008 at 3:09 pm

    Seems like it is a real issue and the site had expired, the RoR IRC channel says: “rubyonrails.org problems are being investigated”

    According to http://www.whois.net/whois_new.cgi?d=rubyonrails&tld=org

    Last Updated On:20-Apr-2008 18:08:51 UTC
    Expiration Date:19-Apr-2009 22:40:29 UTC

  2. 2 Col Wilson
    April 20, 2008 at 4:00 pm

    That girl is very pretty though.

  3. April 20, 2008 at 4:03 pm

    This forum post may shed a little light on what’s happening http://antionline.com/showthread.php?t=276894

  4. 5 kgee
    April 22, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    rubyonrails.com does NOT work.

  5. 6 ha ha
    April 20, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    Two years in the future, and here we go again. This ain’t funny.

  6. 7 Patrick Ma
    April 21, 2010 at 1:07 am

    happens every 20th ? lol


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