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Old 07-15-2013, 10:17 AM   #29
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I take it you are switching IP's when you get attacked. In which case it takes a few days for peoples computers to resolve camaro5.com to the new address.

Here's a fix for that peeps.

Click the start button, then the run option.
Type CMD in the run box and hit enter. A black DOS box opens up.

Type "ipconfig /flushdns" and then enter. Close the window.

Your stored lookups will be deleted and it will get the new address.
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Old 07-15-2013, 10:27 AM   #30
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what about people on smartphones?
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:29 AM   #31
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People laughed when I listed one reason the site was down as a DOS attack...wondering how you pissed off Anonymous!
I'm surprised someone hasn't done it before.
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Hopefully you're tracking down the SOB that's doing this and going after him with law enforcement.
Looking up the laws in my state, it's a felony if someone was ddosing the site. And if given the opportunity, I'd even go to bat for Tran filing and pressing charges against the SOB that's doing this...
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:33 AM   #32
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Ah, I didn't see this thread earlier! Glad Tran was able to get this all sorted out. Was starting to wonder if it was going to come back for a moment.
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:44 AM   #33
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I'm surprised someone hasn't done it before.


Looking up the laws in my state, it's a felony if someone was ddosing the site. And if given the opportunity, I'd even go to bat for Tran filing and pressing charges against the SOB that's doing this...
haha yea for sure. Problem is by nature a DDOS attack is essentially untraceable unless the NSA or similar get involved and spend some serious effort to trace it. That effort will likely not happen for a car forum... unless c5 has some hackers that can help
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:47 AM   #34
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I just want to know who we pi$$ed off.
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:49 AM   #35
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I take it you are switching IP's when you get attacked. In which case it takes a few days for peoples computers to resolve camaro5.com to the new address.

Here's a fix for that peeps.

Click the start button, then the run option.
Type CMD in the run box and hit enter. A black DOS box opens up.

Type "ipconfig /flushdns" and then enter. Close the window.

Your stored lookups will be deleted and it will get the new address.
unless the attack includes cache poisoning, in which case flushing your dns resolver will cause you to retrieve the spoofed IPs
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:49 AM   #36
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haha yea for sure. Problem is by nature a DDOS attack is essentially untraceable unless the NSA or similar get involved and spend some serious effort to trace it. That effort will likely not happen for a car forum... unless c5 has some hackers that can help
Hahaha. I wish i could help with that. I know next to nothing in the hacking world. But know quite a bit about DNS, DHCP, etc...
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:51 AM   #37
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recent trie to purchase items in marketplace classified......

now i have no idea if my product was shipped out or not -_-

screw that hacker, that a hole.
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:45 PM   #38
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Are our email addresses secure or can we expect a crapload of spam to start hitting us?
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:47 PM   #39
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No accounts were/are compromised.
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:48 PM   #41
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recent trie to purchase items in marketplace classified......

now i have no idea if my product was shipped out or not -_-

screw that hacker, that a hole.
You should be receiving emails and/or pm's from whomever you are purchasing through. If any message was sent through the site, it had to have been done when the site was up and running. Otherwise, they wouldn't be able to get on the site to send a message, less you being able to receive it.

Now that the site is back up, just send a PM to see where you are at. maybe get some outside contact info like and email address to continue the sale should something happen to the site again.
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Old 07-15-2013, 02:44 PM   #42
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Glad to see the site is back up!
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