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Recent outage - we were under attack

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From an IP address in China apparently.

Probably an attempt to steal our secret to predicting election results, or maybe they just confused us with a nuclear reactor.
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I bet it's those bloody orthoptists, up to no good as usual.

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Russians using a remote VPN. Expect communist party to win the next general election.
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It's all these cheap Huawei mobiles, I reckon trump's got them sussed.

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This laptop is Huawei. I only use it in a lead lined room.
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antoshka wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 9:26 pm
I bet it's those bloody orthoptists, up to no good as usual.
Love it!

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All sounds very exciting and like we should all be forming a big line to repel our borders and fight back the (insert favourite villains here; Orthoptists, Russians, Wight Walkers etc)

Hugely pleased the PLPC stats weren't wiped for a 2nd year :D
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My Recent threads seem to have changed apparnently I am in favour of a no-deal brexit want Ann Widecombe as the next PM and am training as a behavioral optometrist.
Soon to be updated

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rimlessglasses wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 10:18 pm
It's all these cheap Huawei mobiles, I reckon trump's got them sussed.
But the camera is brilliant ! (Sorry if my spy phone broke the forum)
He's gone to iron his slacks.

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The site went down approx 24 hours ago. Host investigated and found a server security module was triggered (probably due to some attempted hack) hence the security programme stopped traffic to the site. Backup from 18th June restored.

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Seems to becoming a common occurrence. Should I be worried about keeping my phone in my trouser pocket?

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I blame Dr Day. He's trying to reset the forum to its original look.
Oh, Belgium.

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Maybe climate change?
Nights are drawin' in already......19.50hrs hereabouts, it's gloomy, already got a light on in the lounge.
So tell me, perhaps I should try Chris Packham, where's the swallows, swifts, martins this year? I noticed one, just one very high up overhead about 30 minutes back. No more to be seen for days. 2 years ago we had loads, including some nesting in the rafters of the carport & shitting all over the drive, on the car if we forgot, & then all crowding the wires in late September when it's time to go.
And, it's Glasto next weekend, monumental year... Trump, Kim & Boris unless he's blown it. Time for the return of Elvis & JFK maybe?

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Has the host explained why data was lost if it was just traffic that was stopped?
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Pritesh wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:03 pm
Has the host explained why data was lost if it was just traffic that was stopped?
I thought the same.
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