Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

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Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by Jasmine » Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:10 am

Hi all,

Our forum suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days so that you were unable to open the forum. Sorry for the inconvenience brought to you.
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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by mathman » Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:06 am

Just asking. What is DDOS?

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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by mbrazil » Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:11 am

Welcome back, Jasmine!

mathman, DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service. You can read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denial-of-service_attack

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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by tokthoo2002 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:27 am

chinese forum havent recover yet u know

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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by Sara » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:46 pm

Any idea who is responsible?
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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by mark79 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:53 pm

Sara wrote:Any idea who is responsible?
www.google.com/chrome :lol:
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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by MysteryFCM » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:12 pm

Sara wrote:Any idea who is responsible?
Working on identifying the miscreants responsible.

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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by Tinman57 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:37 pm

Sara wrote:Any idea who is responsible?
A sorry piece of scum living in his/her mothers basement with no life and nothing else better to do. He/she can't fit into society and wants everyone else to share in his/her loneliness and misery.... :evil:
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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by knockoutrock » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:25 am

Whats got me wonder was WHY no information what so ever was displayed on the two biggest social-media
(Facebook and Twitter) which have links on the homepage about the forum problem :thumbdown:

I think I wasn't the only one wondering, but Google finally found a link referring to some problem with the server
that houses the forum and it-mate.co.uk amongst others.

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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by vtel57 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:06 am

Nice to see the ol' Avant Browser Support Forums back up and running again.

It wasn't me. Really. :shock:
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Re: Suffered a DDOS attack in the past a few days

Post by AXEMAN » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:07 am

Yes but why is the better question but glad to be back :) :)

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