Ute Hub is under attack


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      Tony
      Admin/Founder
      @admin

      I’ve had a chance to look into why the site has been running slowly. It looks like my server is under an xmlrpc attack. I’ve bocked a few of the offending countries like Sri Lanka, Russia, Turkey, and that has decreased the server load quite a bit, but it is still under attack.  It might be slow going until the attackers move on, or until I find a way of blocking them.

    • #87877
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      chinngiskhaan
      Ute Fan
      @chinngiskhaan

      I blame the zoobs

    • #87879
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      Utebeam
      Ute Fan
      @utebeam

      Was one of the locations Provistan?

      • #87892
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        Tony
        Admin/Founder
        @admin

        If I could block Provo I would. Come to think of it… if a UFO came down and scooped Provo off of the earth’s surface I’d be fine with that too.

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          BattleGroundUte
          Ute Fan
          @battlegroundute

          They wouldn’t mind it either if something scooped them off the face of the Earth.  

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      Chidojuan
      Ute Fan
      @chidojuan

      I’m surprised we haven’t seen a lot of spam messages, unless those are getting blocked already.  I’ve seen this happen to a few forums, and it seems to take a few days to clear up completely.  Sorry Tony, we’re in it with you for the long haul.

      • #87889

        Tony
        Admin/Founder
        @admin

        Yeah the attack isn’t on the front end of the board. It’s attacking an xml login method I don’t use. I disabled it, but the attack is still going.

    • #87912

      Tony
      Admin/Founder
      @admin

      Turns out one of my other websites on my server is being attacked, but that is taking over 500% of the server’s resources to handle.  So unfortunatley I had to disable that website temporarily.  Hopefully the attacking bots will move on and I can turn that site back on tomorrow morning.  Hopefully Ute Hub will speed up a bit but there are still lingering effects of the attack going.

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