Boards.ie and Twitter down?

Discussion in 'How to use Askaboutmoney' started by Brendan Burgess, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. Brendan Burgess

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    Hi IoM

    How long has boards been down for?

    And Twitter seems to be down as well.

    Have they both been subject to Denial of Service attacks?

    Brendan
     
  2. jdwex

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  3. Leo

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    Wonder who they annoyed to trigger that!
     
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  5. Branz

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    Did they not tangle with some lad that they prosecuted and he got a suspended sentence.
    The write up they did after the court case was couched in language that would attract the same attention as revenge.
    Am not surprised.
     
  6. Leo

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    They did go after a Latvian teenager who hacked them in 2010, I didn't see the write up they did on that. But that guy didn't seem capable or connected enough to organise a DDOS attack. He certainly wasn't at the time, he didn't even know how to conceal his tracks. He may have learned a lot more since of course, but he'd be an obvious target for investigators.

    I'm not surprised either, but just because of scale and traffic volumes rather than that case.
     
  7. mathepac

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    National Lottery website and Lotto machines down in a lot of areas yesterday too. May be related.
     
  8. Branz

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    The self-builders must be pulling their hair out as since the supervision requirements were relaxed by Kelly for self-builds the list of amateur self- builders on the site was just amazing.
     
  9. peteb

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    ?? What is that about???
     
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  10. Black_Adder

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    Anybody using eircom web mail - down now?