May 23 2008

Website is back up

Published by at 8:56 am under Poetry Chaikhana Misc.

If you tried to visit this blog, or any part of the Poetry Chaikhana website Wednesday evening or Thursday morning — everything was down. My internet service provider, the folks who host the website, were hit by a Denial of Service attack. Basically, that means a hacker sent an automated stream of data to their servers, overwhelming them, and shutting their systems down.

Well, we’re back up, with new security in place that should minimize the possibility of that in the future…

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