MakeUseOf.com is a site which suggests some some cool applications and software that you can make use of. But currently, it has got it’s domain name taken control of by a bad guy! This is what you see upon visiting the site.

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The hackerĀ  has transferred the domain’s ownership from the site’s registrar GoDaddy to another registrar and now is demanding USD 2000 from the site’s admin as a ransom!

You can read the full details and updates here at http://makeuseof-temporary.blogspot.com/ which has been put up by the site’s authorities until things get back to normal.

Update: The site is back on. Visit it here.

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