Saturday, February 18, 2012

Technology’s gay, why don’t you check my website

This happened to me for the second time this week.

I type “” in the url field in Firefox.
(Actually, I only type “blog” and down arrow.)
Blognomic’s page starts loading.
Before it is fully loaded (or maybe it was already loaded, but the “0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0” line from the Sparrowscript hadn’t appeared yet), it disappears and a blank webpage with url appears instead.

I never had that before.


Darknight: he/him

18-02-2012 04:09:38 UTC

same here.

Clucky: he/him

18-02-2012 04:18:54 UTC

I haven’t noticed this in chrome, but I have in IE. It effects all blognomic domain pages included the wiki…

Kevan: he/him

18-02-2012 20:27:25 UTC

Sounds like it’s a Javascript exploit if it’s not triggering until the page starts loading, although I’m not sure how that would also be happening on the wiki, unless the server’s been compromised.

Does the same thing happen if you view static non-HTML files (such as

Kevan: he/him

18-02-2012 20:30:16 UTC

For what it’s worth I’m running Firefox, and am not having this problem, even if I turn off my ad-blocker.

Is the offensive subject line a quote from something that appears as part of the process, or are there no clues other than the redirected URL here?


18-02-2012 21:08:24 UTC

I have no other clues.

I apologize if the subject line was offensive. It was not intended to be.


22-02-2012 16:08:36 UTC

If it can be any help, the url changed to


25-02-2012 23:03:59 UTC

Didn’t get the this time:

Internal Server Error

The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

Please contact the server administrator, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log.

Additionally, a 500 Internal Server Error error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Well the only thing I might have done is have a “GNDT - blognomic” tab and then open a new tab with