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5/17 Site Attack

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Krayne

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I feel you. I was very close to reaching 5000 and I'm concerned about this setting me back.


....You presume that people care that much about furries. Why would they target furries when they tend to be anti-pornography and taking out a larger site like PornHub would be far more beneficial to the ideology.
maybe because it is a soft target and easier to hack, maybe it's practice for something bigger, who knows. One poster mentored po'd ex FA members, which sounds legit but that statement is based on what, exactly?
 

xTwilightStarx

A polished turd.
Jokes or not, a secret furry society would definitely make things worse ahah.
By hiding a fandom behind closed doors it makes it seem creepy, like the people involved know it's wrong.
 

Bourbon.

Member
maybe because it is a soft target and easier to hack, maybe it's practice for something bigger, who knows. One poster mentored po'd ex FA members, which sounds legit but that statement is based on what, exactly?
I doubt it'd be an ex-FA staff member. More likely it's one of the ones who want to see FA die just because they hate the site or Dragoneer or any myriad of petty reasons. This is not the first time FA's gone down over petty shit.
 

AliothFox

That High-Flyin' Foxy
maybe because it is a soft target and easier to hack, maybe it's practice for something bigger, who knows. One poster mentored po'd ex FA members, which sounds legit but that statement is based on what, exactly?

Based on a lot, to be honest. There was some drama a few months ago - admins left en masse, some were dismissed, some allegedly violated NDA agreements. It wasn't pretty. A site as important to the fandom as FA is bound to make a lot of enemies within the fandom along the way.

EDIT: I'm not pointing fingers at the former admins or making speculations here; just pointing out that that stirred up a lot of drama - enough to conceivably make someone angry enough to attack the site.
 

b0rnstellar

Makes Eternal Lasting
I doubt it'd be an ex-FA staff member. More likely it's one of the ones who want to see FA die just because they hate the site or Dragoneer or any myriad of petty reasons. This is not the first time FA's gone down over petty shit.
I've seen people do a lot worse just for the laughs. It wouldn't surprise me if its just a kid looking for a good kick.
 

foxenbperry

New Member
Might I ask.. could it be the infamous furry hater, Ryan Hill? I mean..I try to keep my distance from furry drama but he seems to be making a pain in the ass out of himself for the past few years and he doesn't understand or care about limits..(Ryan Hill sounds like a fake FB name a 12 year old ammaure troll would use btw)
 

Krayne

New Member
I doubt it'd be an ex-FA staff member. More likely it's one of the ones who want to see FA die just because they hate the site or Dragoneer or any myriad of petty reasons. This is not the first time FA's gone down over petty shit.
Oh I didn't mean staff. I meant banned or otherwise disgruntled members, and there is a fair share of those so I'm told.
And yes, petty bullshit is usually the culprit
 

Bourbon.

Member
Might I ask.. could it be the infamous furry hater, Ryan Hill? I mean..I try to keep my distance from furry drama but he seems to be making a pain in the ass out of himself for the past few years and he doesn't understand or care about limits..(Ryan Hill sounds like a fake FB name a 12 year old ammaure troll would use btw)
That guy's behavior is mostly focused on low hanging fruit (pretending to be LemonadeCoyote, photoshoping LemonadeCoyote as an angel dragon, also suspected to be the one behind the chlorine bomb). Nothing has been done by him to show he has this capability.
 

AliothFox

That High-Flyin' Foxy
I've seen people do a lot worse just for the laughs. It wouldn't surprise me if its just a kid looking for a good kick.
If this were a typical DDoS attack, I might agree, but there were physical copies of the source code being distributed. That makes me think someone deliberately wanted to see harm come to the site. It doesn't seem like typical script kiddie stuff.
 

Dragonley

Nephuel
You know I've noticed while scrolling through comments that many people are getting rather impatient.

Honestly if you're going to be so impatient I hope the site will take longer to go back up. :^Y
 

xTwilightStarx

A polished turd.
Just pop on a movie or show and wait until everything is back up. It isn't the end of the world, guys.
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foxenbperry

New Member
That guy's behavior is mostly focused on low hanging fruit (pretending to be LemonadeCoyote, photoshoping LemonadeCoyote as an angel dragon, also suspected to be the one behind the chlorine bomb). Nothing has been done by him to show he has this capability.

I see...
 

b0rnstellar

Makes Eternal Lasting
If this were a typical DDoS attack, I might agree, but there were physical copies of the source code being distributed. That makes me think someone deliberately wanted to see harm come to the site. It doesn't seem like typical script kiddie stuff.
I'm kind of flattered someone would go out of their way to make physical copies of our community. How cute!
 

Coelacanth1938

New Member
Secret societies are nothing new. In Ireland it wasn't unusual for a person to be a member of a half dozen secret societies, especially the immigrants. But the value of being in a secret society is dubious at best.
 

Kitsune633

Mercenary Writer
Its all about waiting.

But seriously, the attack is petty and childish, all for laughs? The nerve of some people.
 
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