Attention! DDoS attacks attempt.

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Character
26 August, 2015, 12:38 PM UTC

Attention Lord Marshal!


There be attempted DDoS attacks on Plarium game servers at the moment.


As a result, you may experience temporary loading issues.


Do not panic! Our engineers are working relentlessly to prevent possible issues.


Your patience and understanding are much appreciated.


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User
26 August, 2015, 5:53 PM UTC
sorry but whats ddo,s attacks ?
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User
26 August, 2015, 7:05 PM UTC

karlw said:


sorry but whats ddo,s attacks ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denial-of-service_attack

Mania DCL R3volution, founder Dutch Elite Force, ex-moderator TD-forum
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26 August, 2015, 7:11 PM UTC
thanks , MANIAKAAL  =)
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26 August, 2015, 7:15 PM UTC

I believe there testing the servers making sure it can handle everything accurately with out a lot of issues ;)

I am a daughter of a High King who is not moved by this world for my God is with me and goes before me, I do not fear because im his
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26 August, 2015, 10:38 PM UTC

Blasphemy said:


I believe there testing the servers making sure it can handle everything accurately with out a lot of issues ;)


Lol, Dos attacks are done by hackers. Their purpose is to make a server unreachable. What they do is sending a lot of requests to the server from multiple (thousands) computers. They overload the server. So we players who just enjoy a game can't reach that server, or we can but it works very slow because the server has also to deal whit the requests coming from the hackers.
Mania DCL R3volution, founder Dutch Elite Force, ex-moderator TD-forum
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Character
27 August, 2015, 10:41 AM UTC

MANIAKAAL, thank you for explanation! Exactly on point.

But no worries, our engineers are handling this.

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User
27 August, 2015, 11:00 AM UTC
i still dont get why people feel the need to attack game servers like that....
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28 August, 2015, 4:41 AM UTC
Its an ego thing  or someone that is disgruntle.  Its goal is to cause downtime and cause financial harm.  If a player cant log on, they cannot purchase services.  Its a network engineers worst nightmare. 
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30 August, 2015, 12:08 PM UTC
thankfully it was sorted very quickly cheers team
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