Site downtime yesterday

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Site downtime yesterday

Postby Arokhs Twin » Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:57 am

The site was down for most of the day yesterday as someone had launched a DDoS (Denial of Service) attack on the website which overloaded the server and caused it to crash. The hosting company disconnected the server from the network so it would not affect network traffic until the attacker was traced and blocked.

It should all be working OK now.
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Re: Site downtime yesterday

Postby shoprat » Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:24 pm

Let's go toast some evil scum.

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Re: Site downtime yesterday

Postby Arokhs Twin » Tue Nov 18, 2014 6:45 pm

I'm using a service from now to stop attacks like this happening (cloudfare) which hopefully will do the trick. I can now turn on comments on the wordpress blog on the front page without it being spammed to death.

The only issue is cookies reset forcing you to log in on the forums rather than have it remember the password.
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