On November 15th around 10:06 PM UTC the hosting server was logged in to via phpmyadmin and adminer with the correct hosting management password and deleted all accounts. Noteworthy, also the account "root" has been deleted, which was injected into the database at 10:53 PM UTC and deleted at 12:50 AM, shortly after remaining databases from the chat, link list and hit counter got deleted. Unfortunately it is not possible to find the root cause by log analysis as on 14th at 5:33 the database had already been accessed with this user and it is unknown for how long the hackers may have had access to the database due to rotating logs frequently. However the database password was last updated on October 20th, which indicates that the hack must have happened within the last month. To this day around 6500 Hidden Services were hosted on the server. There is no way to recover from this breach, all data is gone.
The scripts are open source on github and anyone is welcome to take it as a base to build a new hosting service or help find the vulnerability.
If you are the hacker or have any helpful information about how this could have been done, please get in contact with me
Investigation is continuing. Not affected are the mail and XMPP service, as well as the static content and the short-link service, which were hosted on my Raspberry Pi 3. The chat is restored with a fresh installation and other services will be back up soon. I expect to get the hosting back up in December (NOT on December 1st). In the meantime, http://fhostingineiwjg6cppciac2bemu42nwsupvvisihnczinok362qfrqd.onion is a good alternative.
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