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7/14/13 7:11 PM
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Kirik
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The UnderGround, Mayor
 

Starting at 2:30 AM early Sat morning (Fri night) EST, the site was attacked with a Distributed Denial of Service. Volume was about 10 GPS. We have been taking a variety of preventive steps, with thus far mixed results.

I want to apologize to all of you for the site being down, and for so long.

There are some truly smart people looking into it, but at present I am baffled as to why anyone would go so much trouble. If anyone has any ideas, feel free to post below.

All I can tell you at present for certain is that I apologize from the bottom of my heart, and there is a good sized team at work on fixes.

Cheers,

Kirik

7/14/13 7:12 PM
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Jack Brown
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In as a survivor. Phone Post
7/14/13 7:13 PM
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Chael Sonnen Money
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7/14/13 7:14 PM
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In before the zombies attack Phone Post 3.0
7/14/13 7:15 PM
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Chris's Weidman in Tom O'Butthole
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Yea, no need to apologize. We are sorry that happened to your site. Phone Post
7/14/13 7:15 PM
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My body is still shaking.
7/14/13 7:15 PM
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Mix6APlix - LOL @ feeling the need to apologize. We all owe you a debt of gratitude, so thanks Kirik. Glad shit is back in order.
This. No need for apologies. Thank you. Phone Post
7/14/13 7:16 PM
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Chael Sonnen Money - Remember the 2013 blackout Phone Post
Never forget. Never again. Phone Post 3.0
7/14/13 7:16 PM
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Lloyd?


;)
7/14/13 7:16 PM
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Gilbosh
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Just glad it's all sorted, i nearly, very nearly logged into a decade old sherdog account but I got so annoyed with there inane bullshit, I figured better of it and took my anger out in the gym. Phone Post
7/14/13 7:16 PM
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great.

redneck and evilyoshida must have stirred up a hornet's nest somewhere.
7/14/13 7:17 PM
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It is good preparation for the upcoming zombiepocolypse.
7/14/13 7:17 PM
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No need for an apology. Great work getting it back up under the circumstances.
7/14/13 7:17 PM
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Yesterday, July 13, 2013--a date which will live in infamy--the United Grounds of Under & Over was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Ho Li Fuk.
7/14/13 7:17 PM
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7/14/13 7:17 PM
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Mertvaya Ruka
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Kirik, I saw you've setup CloudFlare, it is a step in the right direction.

I also suggest at a paid service like:

http://www.blacklotus.net/

they are a SOLID provider, I had to setup DDoS protection for a gambling site (where russians where constantly DDoS'ing everyone to extort money)

They can help for sure. It will cost you a bit per month (I think the basic plan is around 1000$/month)

But if you contact them, they will help RIGHT AWAY and get you out of trouble. They wont ask for payment first.
7/14/13 7:17 PM
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That was worse than Y2K Phone Post 3.0
7/14/13 7:18 PM
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Mike Litoris
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I literally thought the world was ending. I had not been that bored with no OG forever. Phone Post
7/14/13 7:20 PM
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i was out of town and kept checking the android app, sad panda. glad it's back though!
7/14/13 7:20 PM
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Chris's Weidman in Tom O'Butthole -  Yea, no need to apologize. We are sorry that happened to your site. Phone Post

This

7/14/13 7:20 PM
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FlyingTriangle
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Oh thank god it's back up... NIce to see all of you fine gents..
7/14/13 7:21 PM
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its ok kirik..these things happen in MMA :)
7/14/13 7:22 PM
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I thought I was the only one having issues, glad to see it's back up.
Best of luck solving the problem.
7/14/13 7:22 PM
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This has been hard on me and my family, god help us all Phone Post 3.0
7/14/13 7:22 PM
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