I'm afraid that it looks as though the forums have been hacked. Over the past few days, I've noticed that it sometimes gets very slow when trying to load random pages, and in the last few minutes I have, upon refreshing certain pages, been redirected to the following URL:
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Obviously, this is not something we are doing ourselves. It seems that at least one other PHPBB forum has been likewise compromised: http://mormondiscussions.com/phpBB3/vie ... 0&p=559635
We're not PHPBB experts - we use the PHPBB forums because they are easy to set up and maintain and we don't have any experience in this area. Therefore, please bear with us while we investigate and try to nip this in the bud. In the meantime, be very careful to cancel any odd pages that suddenly start loading, and ensure that you don't allow anything to download (if you're on Windows, ensure your virus protection is turned on).
We apologise for this - we've had spammers attack the forums before and bombard it with porn (hence the extra questions when you register), but never anything like this.
If you see any other pages turning up or odd behaviour, please reply below and let us know. And if anyone knows anything about this because they've seen it done elsewhere, likewise, please let us know as it may help us find the cause.
All the best,