CastleCops site down?

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  1. srinat

    srinat Registered Member

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    I visited castle cops.com on 3.17 P.M GMT(greenwhich mean time).Is the site down due to hackers or what?You see a video called all your base are belong to ours.
     
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    Re: Castle cops site down?

    somebody set up us the bomb
     
  4. Zhen-Xjell

    Zhen-Xjell Security Expert

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    Re: Castle cops site down?

    That video is me, no worries.
     
  5. herbalist

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    Re: Castle cops site down?

    From the infoworld article
    Is there a link we can use to help with the bandwidth costs? What else will help?
    Rick
     
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    Your post and replies are located here.
     
  7. Londonbeat

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    It was working again this morning, but it's not loading at all now, looks like it's being DDos'd again. :doubt:
     
  8. herbalist

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    They're up at the moment, but slow.
    Rick
     
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    Yes, it´s very slow at this moment :'(
     
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    Re: Castle cops site down?

    CC is no longer running advertisements, so donations/sponsorships would be appreciated.
     
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    I'm currently getting a message that the site is not available.
     

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    My IE progress bar is woefully slow in a vain attempt to get to CC. Looks to me like they been popped alright.
     
  15. Zhen-Xjell

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    We're still working on it, but we're getting there. Anyway, here is an MRTG of the attack today. Almost a full 1Gb/s.
     

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    Re: Castle cops site down?

    Could you perhaps give us the url for a neutral website where donations to Ccops can be made?
     
  17. Zhen-Xjell

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    Paypal paul -at- computercops -dot- biz, or...

    CastleCops
    PO Box 753
    Wooster, OH 44691
     
  18. Meriadoc

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    Zhen-Xjell said :
    CC is a valuable resource for security and privacy.
    Yes, I will help:thumb:
     
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    Why are you being DDoS'd? It seems that when this occurs people always jump to the conclusion, "How are we going to fight back?" instead of "Why would someone be doing this?" The solution that you seem so desperate to come up with is, "How can we increase our bandwidth?" There are alternatives like finding out who you pissed off and seeing if you can enter into a dialogue with that person to resolve your differences.
     
  20. nadirah

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    The site is taking ages to load. And it never loads at all, to be frank.
     
  21. TonyKlein

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    Doesn't here either. :'( ... and PIRT/MIRT as well as all CC databases are therefore also unavailable.

    Incidentally, it's most unfortunate that there are no mirrors for those databases. Helpers at malware removal forums all over the world depend on them!

    But needless to say, right now the priority is of course to get the site itself back on line ASAP
     
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  22. nadirah

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    Security is an unwinnable war. You either play the defender or the attacker.
     
  23. Zhen-Xjell

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    We will prevail and be stronger by it. In fact once we are back hijacktrend will go into full gear. We'll have years of hijackthis profiling available for all to use.
     
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    I still hear people talking with a "fight, fight, fight" mentality. Why hasn't anyone addrssed my previous point?

    If nadirah's premise is correct, and I believe it is, then it behooves you to try and reconcile your differences with your attacker.

    I recommend reading The Art of War by Sun Tzu.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Art_of_War
     
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  25. Londonbeat

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    I doubt you can really dialogue with this type of mindset (and why should you, they are basically ''terrorists''); look at the scum that was ddos'ing gmer - they kept it going a whole month.
     
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