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Arturia Website Disappears

Post by HB3 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:20 pm

Anybody know anything?

www.arturia.com

It's like one of those sites you see where the former site has been deactivated. Disturbing.

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by Voltor07 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:33 pm

WTH?! :shock: They just released the Minibrute! This requires further investigation!

Edit-After further investigation, the only thing I could come up with was http://www.originsynthesizer.com/ It would seem that someone forgot to pay the internet bill?
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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by HB3 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:52 pm

I dunno, man. I think that website's a couple years old.

Their last email newsletter went out on the 2nd. I just opened it, and you know how your mail program will ask if you want it to download the images in the email? I told it yes, and it tried to download a bunch of viruses.

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by HB3 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:53 pm

I was just on their site last night!

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by Voltor07 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:00 pm

Um, that's very odd that a newsletter would be laden with viruses. :shock: Anonymous strikes the synth world? Not sure what's happening here. Like I said, the Minibrute just started shipping, and it's highly unlikely they went out of business without the financial world knowing about it. If they went under, it would have been big news, right? It's not like they were a fleeting dot com...they were an established company.
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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by HB3 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:06 pm

You know which other soft synth company is down? gforce. I swear I'm not making this up!

www.gforcesoftware.com

However, this is just a server timeout...somewhat more encouraging. I guess.

Images contained within an email are linked to the site, aren't they? That's what I find weird. They'd be trying to download images from arturia.com.

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by Voltor07 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:20 pm

Whoa...this is very BAD SIGN! :shock:
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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by LaxSlash1993 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:20 pm

The site (Arturia's) is back up.

The viruses could be explained by a few different things. Like, for instance, you could've already had the viruses on your computer, and they could've attached themselves to the e-mail.

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by HB3 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:23 pm

The website looks the same to me -- not the Arturia site.

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by Voltor07 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 11:38 pm

HB3 wrote:The website looks the same to me -- not the Arturia site.

Indeed. I'm not getting Arturia's site, either. :?
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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by Kevin Lightner » Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:27 am

When millions of serially ordered bits travel thousands of miles and are reassembled into text and photos, no one blinks an eye.

But when nothing comes through, everyone goes bezerk. :shock:

I'm pretty certain Arturia didn't suddenly go out of business.
Sounds like the site was hacked.
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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by Voltor07 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:50 am

Kevin Lightner wrote:When millions of serially ordered bits travel thousands of miles and are reassembled into text and photos, no one blinks an eye.

But when nothing comes through, everyone goes bezerk. :shock:

I'm pretty certain Arturia didn't suddenly go out of business.
Sounds like the site was hacked.

Indeed. I'll bet Anonymous is behind it in retaliation of them building a hardware synth with a Metallizer and Brute Factor, but only one oscillator. :lol:
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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by HB3 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:12 am

Aaaand...they're back.

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by HB3 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:14 am

I bet there was a lot of swearing in French.

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Re: Arturia Website Disappears

Post by thealien666 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:32 pm

Web sites are temporarily down, and then back up again all the time on the internet. Servers do break down, or software updates or denial of service attacks to them do happen, ya know?

Why make such a big deal out of it?

When a few days will have passed and a particular site stays down without a temporary warning page being displayed, then it could be cause for concern...

Just a few days ago, a very big bank's web site in my corner of the world was the vitim of denial of service attacks, which resulted in their site being down for a few hours. Even though they're touted as to have on of the most secure web site in the whole country...
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