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I can't open BHW these days

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by catchme, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. catchme

    catchme Regular Member

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    From time to time when i try to open BHW I can't. It's like the dns servers are working but the site is down...

    This happaned the day before yesterday and yesterday.

    Does anybody have this problem also?
     
  2. todaydvd

    todaydvd Regular Member

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    No.. I'm fine..

    However, I still need to click the "New Posts" after login.
     
  3. Uptownbulker

    Uptownbulker BANNED BANNED

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    Same here.
     
  4. themagician

    themagician Regular Member

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    YES!

    In fact, it was so bad a week or so ago, I thought BHW had been hacked again or otherwise messed with as I couldn't log on for almost a week.

    When this happens, as now, I have discovered through trial and error that I have to log on through a MySpace or YouTube proxy.

    Why this is happening I don't know as I have a dedicated fibre-optic line with a fixed IP into my home-office which serves only my computers. I share with no-one else but it is as though BHW is being blocked to me. When going through one of these proxies I cannot use any of the enhancement features like Bold text, underline, code links etc., even though the icons are visible.

    It has only happened since BHW has been using the Firewall Script, although that might be pure coincidence. But you are not alone, catchme.

    themagician
     
  5. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    anyone having this issue, are you using fasterfox or any other form of http connection tweaks?
     
  6. dogdog

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    My connection to BHW is ok for these 2 weeks. Only occasionally is a bit slow. I think was due to heavy traffic.
     
  7. catchme

    catchme Regular Member

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    I'm not using fasterfox, but i did a firefox tweak for faster performance
     
  8. procrastinator

    procrastinator Registered Member

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    Same, I have been using a proxy to get on to the site.. It just now started to upload for me..
     
  9. rabid

    rabid Junior Member

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    Mine is perfectly fine...

    :)
     
  10. articlecash

    articlecash Junior Member

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    I also face problem opening BHW pags,
    even this page open after refreshing page 5 times.

    I think heavy traffic is the problem.
     
  11. catchme

    catchme Regular Member

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    I think someone is trying to sabotage BHW again.
    this "not opening" issues of the forum looks to me like someone is using the httpd flood exploit which is quite familiar to me, because i have used it also long time ago.
    and it can make a site not responding for a looooong time.

    if somebody from the admins are interested in testing if that is the "problem", can pm me.
     
  12. chillyd

    chillyd Junior Member

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    I can't post new threads, have a difficult time even responding, and don't see the home screen. PM'ed several mods and have not received a response. Very disheartening.
     
  13. Essential Clix

    Essential Clix Executive VIP

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    Sorry to hear that.

    What kind of errors are you getting when you tro to post a new thread, if any?

    Strangely, I've never had any of the problems mentioned in this thread. And I remember reading about these very same issues long before Firewallscript was installed.
     
  14. BozoClown

    BozoClown Junior Member

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    The past week has been really bad for me, sometimes I couldn't access BHW for up to 12 hours. Other times, it couldn't maintain constant access for anything longer than 5 mins.

    The problem seems to be very unusual, I don't recall anything like it anywhere else. The site just doesn't respond, not even an error page or a "can't find host" kind of page. The status bar shows no clue of what is happening, it is like you did not attempt to navigate away from your current page, whichever it may be.
     
  15. typo619

    typo619 Newbie

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    I'm having trouble also accessing BHW. I log on at work and sometimes I can't even get the page to load up. I'm sure that my work is using a proxy to block certain sites but when I get home to try I sometimes the page doesn't load up also. This weekend I tried and luckily I was able to log on but for some reason the home buttton along the top menu doesn't post the new post any more it's just blank. I just thought that it was my connection but this seems to happen at work, home, and at my parents house.
     
  16. Fab_DM

    Fab_DM Junior Member

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    Had not way to connect to BHW for last couple of days!
    Seems to be ok now. Really wonder why this happens..thought i was banned! :D
    Hopefully things will be fine from now on! :)