Recent Downtime

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  1. kinkarso

    kinkarso ex-admin

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    Just wanted to update everyone concerning the recent downtime we had. Apparently, someone DDOS attacked us (or something) and shut BattleForums.com down for some time. The server is now up and running, and extra steps has already been taken to make sure something like this will not happen again.

    Nonetheless, there will probably be a server-move coming up soon anyways, that will get us on a MUCH faster and more reliable server.

    I'll keep you updated.

    - Donny
     
  2. Ashigaru

    Ashigaru Premium Member

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    Anyone want to start placing bets on which member did it?
     
  3. Wing Zero

    Wing Zero lol just as planned

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    me. i was spy all along
     
  4. Sogeking

    Sogeking Shithead

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    denial of service attack?

    and hasn't someone been saying this whole time that BF was vulnerable?

    and as for who could have done it? I'd say eric but i dont think he cares enough. Lord Nevar maybe?
     
  5. Wing Zero

    Wing Zero lol just as planned

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    TheSummit or AvalonX
     
  6. kinkarso

    kinkarso ex-admin

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    I am pretty sure this downtime was caused by another site of mine on the same server. Not 100% sure though.
     
  7. AxL

    AxL Buggin' Out

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    OH MY GOD WHO WOULD DO SUCH A THING?!?
     
  8. CelestialBadger

    CelestialBadger Retired Staff

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    it could have been one of our competitors attempting to lessen our stranglehold on the online forum market
     
  9. Sogeking

    Sogeking Shithead

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    blizzforums? :D
     
  10. Gimmi

    Gimmi Eric

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    not a whole lot you can do to stop a dos attack
     
  11. Lizardbreath

    Lizardbreath Former Staff member

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    I was nothing without bf :(
     
  12. Theroy

    Theroy BattleForums Senior Member

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    It couldn't have been one person.. So don't name tick off names and avalon X doesn't have any programing skills. Summit on the other hand is quite skilled.
     
  13. Wing Zero

    Wing Zero lol just as planned

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    IIRC AvalonX knew some exploit. but im sure its been fixed a whille back
     
  14. Emperor Pan I

    Emperor Pan I Respected Member

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    BF was down?