What Happened To UFO Digest?

Discussion in 'Alien-UFOs in the Media' started by nivek, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. nivek

    nivek As Above So Below

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    One of the oldest UFOzines on the internet seems to have gone away, does anyone know what happened?...

    Click on the link:

    UFO Digest

    You get this:

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  2. CasualBystander

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    It got digested.

    The literal message you got indicates the front end servers are up but the backend is down.

    To me that means they still own the DNS (IE the site is active).

    Could be hacked, could be temporary.

    If it is a hack they should put some message on the frontend servers in a day or two.

    They really should expect errors like this and post an "The website encountered an expected error" message then describe what the error is.
     
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  3. nivek

    nivek As Above So Below

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    Found it:

    UFO Digest Moving To America For Better Internet Security

    UFO Digest Moving to America


    After Repeated Hacking on its server in Canada., UFO Digest is migration south to the United States for greater internet security, something which the Canadian service provider has not been able to provide.


    Robert Morningstar


    Publisher-Editor - UFO Digest

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  4. CasualBystander

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    Cloudflare seems to be the favorite solution to DDOS and that is easy to get in the US.

    I notice a number of websites use cloudflare and resolve to local addresses (DC area).

    The DC area is MAE East and server farm heaven so that isn't too surprising.

    The hacking problem Nivek might be more familiar with.

    There has to be software to recognize the hacking strings and autoban the IP addresses.
     
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  5. michael59

    michael59 Noble

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    So much for that old saying, "Canadians are too nice..." :Whistle:
     
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  6. Gambeir

    Gambeir Noble

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    Nobody said the National Security Police State was entirely devoid of positives.
     
  7. nivek

    nivek As Above So Below

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    UFO casebook site is down now too, that makes two UFO sites gone recently...

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  8. Gambeir

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    Hmm> That's interesting
     

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