I used to be a member on Railwayscene, something I forgot all about until I received this message recently.
I'm not sure if this is genuine or not, but I'm posting it as public information just in case it is. Whether it is or not, what would anyone reading this advise me to do? I'm definitely going to e-mail the administrator to ask him to cancel the account.We are contacting all users as a matter of urgency after it emerged that www,railwayscene.co.uk was hacked. The hack took place in recent days with the hackers acquiring user names, email addrsses, first names and passwords, and we were alerted to it at 0935, Friday 13 July 2012.
We have removed our forums and the ability to log in, and have reset all user passwords. It is unknown when this functionality will be returned, but an individual email will follow with instructions on reseting your password when we feel it it is right to do so.
If you use your user name or email address anywhere with your password, please change them immediately.
For reference, your details are:
We would like to apologise unreservedly for this situation, and any stress or inconvenience it has caused. We take the safety of our users very seriously, and have alerted you at the earliest opportunity with all the information we know.
Apologies if you receive this message twice.