Africahunting.com Under Attack

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  1. bluey

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    if you can Jerome , name them and give us their email addresses
    and let everyone here bomb bard them with friendly emails and kind endearments .
    see if they like it !!!!!!
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    PM sent about the realities.
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    Hello fellow freedom loving / outdoor loving people / real men and real women,

    Earlier this AM, there are 263 members logged in and 8838 "guests" viewing.

    Guests.......seriously?

    I realize some are legitimate people but, 8838 "viewers", seriously?

    The hackers are more than likely the adult children of upper class snobs who, raised these beauties to believe they are extremely special.

    According to their behavior (anonymously hacking other people's forums/computers), it's obvious that they truly believe the bulk of humanity was created to kiss their feet.

    And they obviously have plenty of time on their hands which, means they must not have to work like we do, or else they'd be too busy to spend their days and nights hacking into other people's conversations.

    If they were not cowards, they'd ask us individually to meet face to face here and there, and exchange ideas but they are afraid to be in the close proximity of real men and real women.

    In closing, if any of you 8,000+ Screeching Eunuchs that are reading this, would like to meet up in Anchorage, Alaska, instead of hiding behind a computer screen, please drop me a line.

    Unlike yourselves, I would listen politely to your opinion before asking you to listen to mine.

    You need not be afraid of me, I am an old man, your sister could probably whip me (I suspect your sister could probably whip you too).

    I will even buy the coffee.

    Can't wait to meet you / I will hold my breath,
    Velo Dog (Paul Ard, Anchorage, Alaska)
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    Paul, There are actually a huge number of legitimate "guests" that do view the site.

    We were up around a high of 18,000 plus legitimate folks. Popularity does have its problems.

    An attack does not require much time just a hijacked/hacked computer to send repeated requests.

    I feel for the sentiment you express though.
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    Hello BRICKBURN:

    I never would have guessed that out of well over eight thousand non-members viewing that, no more than a few hundred would be anything but spoiled brats, with plenty of free time to tie up the web site, by swarming it with thousands of hits/inquiries/spam, etc.

    I stand corrected and I accept that, thank you for setting me straight.

    Likewise, if I have offended anyone who is not really a screeching eunuch and/or who has not actually been slapped around by his, or anybody else's sister, I apologize.

    BRICKBURN, the members and legitimate viewers really do appreciate the blood, sweat and tears yourself and others have and are investing into this web site.

    Keep up the good work,
    Velo Dog.
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    I can't help but wonder if OpFunKill is involved at all. These clowns and their little friends literally sit on the computer all day and night taking people's accounts down on various media sites and then sit back and high five each other for their so called accomplishments. They are truly creatures I will never understand because programming is based on logic. There is NO logic in their position on hunting when you open your eyes and look at the evidence. I've told them their coding is off and sent various links for them to better educate themselves. LOL! They only send their ignorant, foul mouthed minions to attack and I play "BLOCK" for a couple days. :banghead:
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    I may just be restating what everyone else is thinking, but how do these people have all of this free time. Like any true American, I work hard so that I have the ability to play hard and hunt. There is no way that these people are being economically productive members of society. Sort of reminds me of the 99%er movement. They complained about not having as much money as other people but instead of working for it, they just protested all day and expected us working members of society to just give them money. Anyway, that's my rant for today.
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    Hello WALKINGPREY,

    You're the best.

    OpFunKill, Earth First, PETA, Friends Of Animals, Green Peace, and/or others? perhaps all of those or perhaps none of those.....doesn't matter, whomever they are, they are by their anonymous hacking, just cowards to me.

    When I don't like what other people are doing, I either ignore them or, if it really is unbearable, I face them and explain why I want them to stop.

    Anonymity is the cloak and companion of the coward and the liar.

    Regards,
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    Old news but it appears to be the case Walkingprey2!!!

    Namibia: Hackers Violate the Namibian's Website Over Rhino Licence
    BY SHINOVENE IMMANUEL AND NDAPEWOSHALI SHAPWANALE, 8 JANUARY 2014
    NAMIBIAN websites are under threat from hackers disgruntled with government's decision to allow an American safari club to kill rhinos in the country.

    The Ministry of Environment and Tourism announced at the end of last year that they had obtained a five-year approval from Cabinet to sell five black rhinos yearly for trophy hunting. Among the targeted websites by an international group called Anonymous is The Namibian newspaper's which has been mistakenly linked to the government.

    The group Anonymous has carried out a series of well-publicised stunts where they attacked governments, religious, and multinational companies' websites in the past.

    By yesterday, the group had accessed The Namibian newspaper's website, extracted sensitive information, which they pasted on other internet sites for other hackers to use in further defacing and interrupting the flow of information. Another website that was hacked into belongs to Just Holidays Namibia which was violated on Monday but had, by yesterday afternoon, been restored. The website ends with .na.

    Siska Murgatroyd, who co-owns Just Holidays Namibia yesterday said they were waiting for advice from their website developers on how to protect themselves from hacking in the future.

    In a tweet which it sent out yesterday, the group threatened to attack all websites that end with gov.na, .na, co.na, na.org. Among those under threat is the Office of The President and several government ministries.

    "This is just a warning to Namibia, Release our beloved Rhino now!" the group warned in the tweet.

    In a video posted on its website - operationfunkill - the group said it was "cruel punishment" to kill rhinos on the pretext of conservation.

    "We have been watching you, and we do not agree with the cruel punishment you're allowing to happen inside of your country. The fact that you allow five black rhinos to be hunted each year as part of a conservation programme is preposterous, not to mention you believe your own lie that it'll boost the long-term survival of the species," the group said in the video.

    Namibian newspaper online editor Johnathan Beukes said it is unfortunate that this group does not know the difference between a government and an iconic independent newspaper.

    "So far they've not done much damage. There are clear signs that they've managed to gain access to our data, some of which is sensitive, and pasted it online," Beukes said.

    Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta yesterday the hackers should understand that government was not violating any laws.

    He also said government would stick to its programme because it is being done in a sustainable manner, which brings money for future conservation initiatives.

    "Rhinos are our resources and we not violating any laws. They must just understand that we will continue doing what we are doing and they should also know that with our rhino population, harvesting is part of our programme," he said.

    The black rhino is scheduled to be auctioned during the Dallas Safari Club Annual Convention, which takes place from tomorrow until the 12th of this month to raise US$1 million for endangered black rhinos.
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    Well some of us are retired;). We have lots of free time. ;) And while I don't work anymore, I do spend lots of money on stuff like guns and hunt trips. I do my part to keep the lackluster:mad: economy rolling along!:cool:
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    is there any better way to spend your money?
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    Saul and Sestoppleman,

    I spent most of my money on proper rifles and hunting trips, the rest I just wasted.

    Best Regards,
    Velo Dog.
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    Guys, we have been going through similar attacks on our site a million hits in a day, now the way these guys explained it to me, is that it does not require an actual person in front of a system, but is was rather described as a co ordinated "bot" attack, remotely controlled devices.. ?? Not sure how it works..??

    The long and the short of it was that our site dashboard was/is constantly receiving thousands of various user name and password combinations in a matter of hours...
    Also remote web hits that occupies so much band width that the site just crashes!!!

    Most of these hits were traced to China!!?

    It is incredibly scary to see what these guys are capable off I guess my question is, are we sure that they are anti's or could the possibly be searching for web accounts?

    I dunno but it is damn frustrating for myself and I am sure for both Jerome and brickburn, as a last a shout out to the both of you for keeping our web based home afloat...

    Thanks guys!
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    Jaco, Sorry to hear, please email me.
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    Your guys gave it to you straight.
    Think of it as a virus in a lot of computers that create a coordinated attack. (Malware)
    eg. How do ants kill big spiders? Swarm it!

    A bunch of money and organized crime and you are set.

    Oh, it's Anti's alright.

    Feel for the frustration guys. This is a whole new type of hunting trip for me.:uptosome:
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    If anyone else is an involuntary member of this club please do contact J.
    Perhaps a coordination of scouting resources will help in a successful hunt.
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    Well, I just hope y'all enjoyed the relative quiet.... Looks like the spam is back.... :(

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