Halloween DDOS disruption

The Fighting 15s shop was periodically unavailable on 31 October because of a number of DDOS attacks on our ecommerce provider. No doubt someone decided Halloween was a good day to egg someone’s house on the internet. The attacks would have affected all of the shops hosted by our ecommerce provider, and denied access to those sites.

A denial of service attack is not a security hack. It’s just like having thousands of gatecrashers turn up for a party and denying access to genuine guests by blocking the doorway.

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