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Buckeye Firearms Association DoS Attack for Zimmerman Post
TTAG ^ | 24 July,2013 | Robert Farago

Posted on 07/24/2013 7:21:26 PM PDT by marktwain

BFA is under attack from an unknown outside entity. The website is down and communications systems are non-functional. They’ve issued this press release:

Here’s what we know so far . . .

If you’ve tried to visit our website today, you know it’s not there any more. At some time this morning, it came under attack from an outside source. FACTS:

Our IT guy says it’s a “denial of service” or DoS attack. This is not the ordinary “hack” attack that we’ve experienced many times in the past. A DoS attack involves using significant resources to bombard a server to temporarily or permanently disrupt service.

This attack took out our websites, both Buckeye Firearms Association and Buckeye Firearms Foundation.

Our email communication services also went down. Leaders are located all over the state of Ohio, so we’ve had to set up a temporary alternate email list to stay in touch as we work through this issue.

This attack was so overwhelming, it took down the entire company that hosts our website. Thousands of IP addresses have been caught up in the digital bloodshed.

Shortly after all the company servers went down, their power went down. And our IT guy says his cell phone service vanished.

We don’t yet know where this attack came from, but we find it hard to believe that it is a coincidence that it’s happening at the very moment a story went national about raising funds to enable George Zimmerman to purchase a new firearm after Eric Holder and the DOJ decided to prevent him from getting his personal property back. We’ve received threats, hate male, and angry late night phone calls. We’re sending you this message to let you know what’s going on just in case they take out more of our resources and we are unable to communicate with you.

REST ASSURED: We are working on getting our website back up. And the work goes on to push pro-gun legislation, meet with law makers, and defend the Second Amendment. We may communicate online, but our strength has always been in our vast grassroots and our personal relationships with your representatives in government. The check to Zimmerman is being sent to him as you read this. We collected $25,000 from our recent gun raffle. Our events and teacher training classes are moving forward. We CANNOT be stopped by technological temper tantrums like this.

We’re posting updates on our Facebook page as we know more. You can visit it here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buckeye-Firearms-Association/343253480089DeanMarketing & Communications Director

 


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: attack; banglist; bfa; blackkk; dos; florida; georgezimmerman; guncontrol; secondamendment; trayvonmartin
The other side does not play nice or by the rules...

I hope this is not officially sancioned...

1 posted on 07/24/2013 7:21:26 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

2 posted on 07/24/2013 7:27:21 PM PDT by null and void ( You don't know what "cutting edge" means till you insult Mohammed.)
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To: marktwain

Bump


3 posted on 07/24/2013 7:30:06 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: marktwain

bump


4 posted on 07/24/2013 7:37:24 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: marktwain

Good for BFA.
I heard they had given GZ $12k


5 posted on 07/24/2013 7:42:01 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: marktwain

Problem will be that most anti-malware-companies are STRONGLY leftist/progressive/criminal and will wish to help those trying to bring down the US Constitution and help the Democrats.


6 posted on 07/24/2013 7:43:03 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: presently no screen name

Obviously a well coordinated attack, and not just some amateur.


7 posted on 07/24/2013 7:43:18 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: marktwain
Bad link to their facebook page above:BR> For a minute I thought 'they' had taken it down at facebook too.

But this is it:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buckeye-Firearms-Association/343253480089

8 posted on 07/24/2013 7:49:10 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: Mmogamer

Someone using a botnet, probably. Botnets need the coordinated effort of large av-actors or the feds to get taken down. The large av-actors and the feds will be singularly uninterested in this case.


9 posted on 07/24/2013 7:50:00 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: marktwain

Buckeye Firearms has been doing a fine job of standing up for the right to keep and bear arms a long, long time.


10 posted on 07/24/2013 8:09:10 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: marktwain

Isn’t this domestic terrorism? Where’s the DHS?


11 posted on 07/24/2013 8:17:05 PM PDT by Spok
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“We do not negotiate with terrorists”


12 posted on 07/24/2013 8:19:56 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: marktwain

payback ought to be a bitch

and in person


13 posted on 07/24/2013 9:00:35 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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Someone out there will be able to find out who did this. Unless it’s the feds. Then there will be a huge, thick firewall.


14 posted on 07/24/2013 9:11:54 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (If you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil!)
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To: marktwain; ADemocratNoMore; Akron Al; arbee4bush; agrace; ATOMIC_PUNK; Badeye; Bikers4Bush; ...

Ohio Ping
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2013/07/robert-farago/buckeye-firearms-association-dos-attack-for-zimmerman-post/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buckeye-Firearms-Association/343253480089


15 posted on 07/24/2013 9:13:13 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Mmogamer

Yep, that’s a given.


16 posted on 07/24/2013 9:27:06 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: marktwain

government ordered this hit. not hard for them to do.


17 posted on 07/25/2013 12:40:28 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: null and void

My Hubby, Bryan, got that e-mail and sent it to me.

I’m happy that they were able to send the check to Zimmerman.

Those bastards really play dirty. I’d say that such tactics should be illegal, but then we’d not be able to turn their own guns on them, which is exactly the medicine they need.


18 posted on 07/25/2013 3:22:03 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: mylife

They shouldn’t have announced the check was going out until after GZ had recieved it. Remember, the post office is taking pics of each piece of mail it handles. On a related subject, I know of pieces of mail that have not made it to the destination in the past few weeks. Tin foil or not, it’s strange that the more important envelopes that were sent in not so important bundles never arrived.


19 posted on 07/25/2013 3:35:48 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: null and void

Lefties are such nice people, don’tcha think?..............


20 posted on 07/25/2013 6:27:29 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: marktwain
I hope this is not officially sanctioned...

Internal regime memo: This is a test of the Disrupt Dangerous Communications System, designed to protect the administration against the potential spread of rebellion through enemy websites. Please monitor the tested websites and report on the effectiveness of the program.

21 posted on 07/25/2013 8:28:25 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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