Labnol Hacked?

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Labnol is the biggest indian blog by Amit Aggarwal.  We all know its the best.

Update: The site is back !!!!!! Our prayers has helped him :D  

It is a site by Amit :

It is a part of the network ” Digital Inspiration” .

Two days before I saw that when I clicked about or some link on labnol I got this error:

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in /home/labnol/labnol.org/wp/wp-config.php on line 30

That time it self I started to think whether it was going to get hacked or not, but I thought it would be ok after some time .

Then today morning I saw this:

Not Found

The requested URL / was not found on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

I thought it was a bug too, and he would fix it too.

But now I could see this on twitter via Amit Aggarwal :

I was shocked to the core ! I was praying for him because for Indian bloggers he is God !

Lets all pray for him .

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