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« on: October 21, 2016, 03:09:03 PM »

So I get on the site to place another order, and BAM!!! No worky!!!  Angry
Forum works, but not the sales site.
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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2016, 03:34:21 PM »

There's a big DOS attack on a major east coast internet provider today. Could be your problem.

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/10/dos-attack-on-major-dns-provider-brings-internet-to-morning-crawl/

http://www.startribune.com/us-internet-disrupted-as-key-firm-gets-hit-by-cyberattack/397910371/
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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2016, 09:29:20 PM »

A couple of more articles...

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/hacked-cameras-dvrs-powered-todays-massive-internet-outage/#more-36754

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/ddos-on-dyn-impacts-twitter-spotify-reddit/#more-36727

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« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2016, 10:43:19 PM »

Yeah. Didn't affect me much but there's potential for a huge problem here.


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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2016, 09:20:40 PM »

Yes - so sorry - jhb was correct.  We were unfortunately affected by that large DDoS attach that was happening that afternoon.   Undecided
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« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2016, 07:11:28 PM »

Yeah, I watched the news and they said this cyber internet thing was going on. No problemo, not much you can do about that.
But riddle me this: Tonight I was waiting for the OD Prescription to drop, the timer reaches 0:00:00, and I am ready. I refresh about 2 dozen times, and the timer says 0:00:00 for five minutes, so I can't order.
Just wondering...
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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2016, 07:22:49 PM »

Everything is in stock at the time of this posting except for olive drab green. Get to it!
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« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2016, 09:22:08 PM »

Everything is in stock at the time of this posting except for olive drab green. Get to it!

Yah! immediately after posting my last post above, I go back to the Prescription page, and lo and behold, I can place my order! So i gots me a watermellow Prescription coming, along with some AMMO string. I was worried I'd get smoked on the colorway I wanted...
S'all good...    Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2016, 08:20:39 AM »

But riddle me this: Tonight I was waiting for the OD Prescription to drop, the timer reaches 0:00:00, and I am ready. I refresh about 2 dozen times, and the timer says 0:00:00 for five minutes, so I can't order.
Just wondering...
I'd like to blame the internet for that one as well, but that's just simple human error on our part lol. Sorry about that!

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