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Afrihost, Coolideas DDOS again? RSAWeb too? Who hates South African ISP's so much?

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Really, again with the DDOS amplification Attacks?

If this is still here by Tuesday when my holiday starts, I will be unhappy,
 

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You get what you pay for :poop:
 

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Lots of folks jumped ship after the first few rounds, and rightly so. There are plenty of better option out there than Cool Ideas and most have realised that.
Just going on the Mybb thread on CC and the constant issues they have, it's very apparent it's not the same SP it was just last year.
 

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@PaladinLaw Not sure what you mean, they cost the same as other ISPs, and their service has been great. Not sure if I should be pissed at an ISP because someone decides to attack their network (might even be a competitor, maybe the one you pay? Who knows?)

RSAweb has a similar notice up, other ISPs might also be affected.

Clearly outside their control. Just not cool. I want to game, dammit.
 

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@PaladinLaw Not sure what you mean, they cost the same as other ISPs, and their service has been great. Not sure if I should be pissed at an ISP because someone decides to attack their network (might even be a competitor, maybe the one you pay? Who knows?)

RSAweb has a similar notice up, other ISPs might also be affected.

Clearly outside their control. Just not cool. I want to game, dammit.
It's surprising that after the first few rounds they havent,seemingly, put in better mitigation strategies. Or perhaps they have, I don't really know. Just strange that this is the new norm.
 

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Really, again with the DDOS amplification Attacks?

If this is still here by Tuesday when my holiday starts, I will be unhappy,
Best thing I did was to migrate from that shit show

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Whilst they can't help for being attacked, surely they should have better mitigation in place? It's not just the ISPs that's targeted, it was our banks as well, think I read it a while back, so I doubt it's a competitor attacking them.
 

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@PaladinLaw Not sure what you mean, they cost the same as other ISPs, and their service has been great. Not sure if I should be pissed at an ISP because someone decides to attack their network (might even be a competitor, maybe the one you pay? Who knows?)

RSAweb has a similar notice up, other ISPs might also be affected.

Clearly outside their control. Just not cool. I want to game, dammit.
Not out of their control. It's relatively trivial to diverge a ddos.
 

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What really gets to me are these people that defend them. They're a big ass company, they don't need you to defend them.
All I wanted to do this weekend was game and forget about work for a bit but no, that's not happening.
 

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I'm on Cool Ideas - connection seems to be working 100% now
 

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It's a pretty crap situation. CI seem to be doing a their best to mitigate it but it sounds like the attack was north of 120gbps which is barely insignificant.
 

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It was fine for a brief moment but it's falling apart again right now...
Yeah I’m down again. Thank goodness for a beefy 4G contract


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Not sure if Im with coolideas but my steam/origin wont work. Some websites wont load but netflix is fine :cautious::cautious::cautious:
 

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Afrihost also struggling to connect to game servers now :<
 

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