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Boyd

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What's up at globalmapper?
« on: December 15, 2009, 05:40:33 PM »
For the past few days, whenever I try to access anything at globalmapper.com I just get a page saying "Sorry, this site is currently unavailable". That page is actually an image hosted at images-pw.secureserver.net.

Anyone know what is happening there? It's annoying because the help menu in the program sends you to their site, and that message is all the "help" that you receive. But I also get the same error if I try any url at globalmapper.com in my browser.  ???

I sure hope they haven't gone out of business!

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2009, 06:05:24 PM »
They were seriously hacked. 

Get the story at:

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/global_mapper/

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2009, 06:25:35 PM »
Wow, that's pretty terrible! Hope they get it sorted out... and then it sounds like they need a better disaster recovery strategy.  :)

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2009, 07:03:31 PM »

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2009, 03:02:48 AM »
Up and running again at:

http://www.globalmapper.com/

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2009, 12:27:53 PM »
Unhappily, it looks to have been short lived  :(

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2009, 01:10:34 PM »
Who are these a-holes anyway? Do they have some particular reason to be mad at Globalmapper? I hope they can catch them.

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2009, 01:35:12 PM »
Strikes me that a guy who sells a good product and undercuts the market price points could have a lot of folks who wish him ill.

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2009, 01:50:36 PM »
Well, at least the wms services are working (this sucked last week) and it looks like their forums are up.

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Re: What's up at globalmapper?
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2009, 07:41:14 PM »

 

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