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Cpanel Account hacked into

,htacess file altered but how?

     
9:47 am on Jan 14, 2006 (gmt 0)

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One of my webhosting account had been hacked so that my website redirects to another. Apparently the .htaccess file had been changed and the following addition found

RedirectMatch permanent ^/$
[newdomain...]

I have never given the Cpanel login to anyone. My other accounts on that server are unaffected. I wonder if anybody have any experience with this.

3:15 pm on Jan 14, 2006 (gmt 0)

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haven't had that, but I'm either crazier than I thought or every once in a while my htaccess files get deleted on a host or two. I thought it was the hosts doing it, but I could have been hacked I guess...