Ancestry.com Distributed Denial of Service Attack

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Ancestry.com Distributed Denial of Service Attack

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The ancestors don't like being investigated? :evilgrin:
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Maybe the overload on the servers were the ancestors trying to find their living relatives?
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Both could be right, but the shame that some people do not care how their actions affect other people.
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DaveA wrote:...but the shame that some people do not care how their actions affect other people.
i'm certainly with you Dave, but unfortunately this extends way...way beyond the boundaries of spammers and PC users...
Where are the days of plain old good manners, respect, honour and kindness....on the roads, in the shopping centers on the beach and at work! :groan:
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They are mainly back on line. NOT all sites yet, but they are getting there.
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I was wondering why, as I was in the middle of trying to determine if Jonsdotter was a distant relative when the site went down.
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This is an old thread.
Ancestry is working for me at this time.
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Maybe it got resurrected because of Halloween :grin:
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