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white noise striking again from the grave
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god I wish
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inb4 test spins it as NC. doing it to enable them to online sbus
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I maintain that because the problem happened right after we killed this carrier that somebody was upset. http://eve-kill.net/?a=kill_de...
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It's not DDoS attack. It was TEST failscading, which led to the server to divide with zero repeatedly.
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I've had a lovely day today. I must ask CCP to take TQ down more often.
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According to some voices inside the alliance. They already are.
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I must say this was almost funny. Like i am almost a sane, forgiving, people loving person.
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wow a whole carrier, aren't you special??????
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The carrier kill even has a story. Can you imagine; a story!
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It's resurrection of BoB. The awesomeness of the event brought the servers down,Thank you 401k/Black Legion/Finfleet.Lets take the goons down.... forever.
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DDoS, internet's ECM. Tranquility needs sensor compensation skills?Meanwhile, my rl works advanced wonders in the last few hours. Perhaps there's a lesson here?
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dust514 competitor buying time.
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I remember last summer when bombs were fubar'd in a patch for one weekend and you could insta-pop a carrier with them. Since bombs were fubar'd, it eliminated the only effective means of weaning down Test fleets to manageable compositions for -A-.In summary, its nice to see the reversal of luck is going against Test for a change (e.g. SBUs in NOL had the time to online due to server performance issues.)!
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Oh and I would imagine you are the expert on Test then? Pastebin or gtfo nerd.
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So ~toxic~, so ~bitter~.
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:) It's just fun to pass the time. We were just glad it didn't happen during the kill.
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I won't make up any substance to my claim. It's heresay nothing more. Ignore it as you wish.
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Just play something else.
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I was told it was taken down so one group to be unnamed would stop letting titans die
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TEST forums are basically coated with a thick layer of tinfoil right now. Most of it is joking, but some of it looks pretty real.
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You are a pussy.
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I love the article title. Simple yet effective!
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Hey look, and Evoke Cheetah
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If CCP was gangster, they would deploy Odyssey right now and spin it as a PR stunt. :CCP: exceeding expectations. Your welcome!
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Why do people target an MMO? And even one of the smaller ones? Bitter vets? Makes no sense to me. Can't those morons attack something deserving of it, like military infrastructure of certain countries or at least malicious mega companies?
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Because it annoys people.
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hurf blurf.
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What actually happened: that bug made -A-'s bombing runs actually succeed a lot more than the norm.I'm not sure how you can spin a bug that stops bombs from damaging each other as a negative for the bombers and a positive for the bomb-ee, but I guess that's just the specter of last summer showing itself.
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Also, it probably takes real talent to try and hack in to a separated military infrastructure. Attacking games and public sites on the web is one thing. Going after a government or its military would have much higher consequences like retaliation from its security agencies or extradition to stand trial. I doubt they are going to convene an international court at the Hague to prosecute somebody for blocking Eve Online. Although, this will have economic consequences for people in Iceland and places like Atlanta who frankly don't deserve this shit.
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No need, dust514 is shit :)
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Eve has been as reliable as the rhythm method recently. More free SP I guess, as this rate I'll be in a titan by July.
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ONEHUNDREDTHOUSANDFREESPPLS
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That's genius!
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Dust?
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Eve is back online!
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i blame the china and the Russians
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Nope.
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Bunch of RMTers get banned. EvE gets DDoS's. Coincidence?
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Fuck 50k SP. We don't need SP. Just give us a time extension.Additionally, the DDOS attack coincided nicely with NC. and Goonswarm's assault on Delve (1-SMEB and NOL).If CCP decides to let the attackers get this kind of foothold into Delve because of the DDOS, they will have proved themselves unfit to be a fair and impartial observer/administrator.I do not appreciate this mess at all. Gudfites, my ass!
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IIRC bombs had somehow stopped hitting each other, allowing for larger, and therefore much more lethal, bombing runs.
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it's some idiot who had a great idea against test. Put NOL into reinforcement, DOS them until timer expires. I guarantee as soon as the timer is up, the attack will cease.Space pixels too serious for some. Too bad. Test is bad, we like it that way, though it will be hard to get any money from those moons if they are constantly in reinforce mode
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Oh my GOODNESS the tears are strong with this one.
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for some reason the Chinese server is down witch is a real wtf what ever tin foil hat theory you have it makes no sense that the china server would be involved its day to day is done by a different companysmells like anonymous to me
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No SP gift will be handed out as the DDoS attack is no direct failure of CCP. The two times when free SP were given out, both incidents could be traced back to CCP. The two instances where the content server debacle some weeks ago and the server move in 2011 or something.
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Tranquility must install ECCMs.
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You did good enough.
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Try Real Life (tm).
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Probably for the exact same reason people wardec indy corps.
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The guy paid for a service and they aren't delivering, he's entitled to something.
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Hmm goons drop sbu's in NOL server dies and sbu's online, server comes back up, NOL is reinforced, server dies.. whats the betting it comes back up just as the timers are up in NOL, its goons and i wouldnt put it past them.
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This would be BOB 4.0 in reality. BOB, Kenny, IT and now this. When IE-EX joined 401k I could tell where things were headed. I had to get the fuck outta there.
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I found other software on my Eve Machine thingy.
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i wonder if this sort of thing was the reason microsoft didn't sign on initially..... playstation has been hacked before and i remember reading somewhere that microsoft had some security concerns so that part of the deal of bringing dust to xbox failed.... so... anyone think this attack is coming via way of dust via the playstation? not sure i've ever seen ccp be offline this long...
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I know right! Have you ever heard of this porn stuff before?
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No, patching issues and CCP being unable to host the game themselves are the reason it didn't happen, your on the verge of tin foil.Spamming connections is something everyone is vulnerable to unless your a multibillion dollar company.
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I know, right? The goons would never do something that ruins the entire game for everyone else to push their own agenda! What is with these spin doctors today??
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Rofl too funny, I was watching the season finale with the 'meow meow' crazy woman. (Amy's Bakery) this afternoon.
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HUZZAH!"Congrats for coming this far.All bad guys r dead and EVE universe is much safer because of you.take this medal as proof of our gratitude.we also added small bonus - free beer in all our bars for the entire next year.Just be carefull, dont drink and fly, othervise you might wake up podded somewhere in belts :)But enemy never sleeps, watch your back and be prepared for our call."
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Pretty sure Goons would like to be able to log into the game too...
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This is the funniest thread I've read for ages.
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So ccp should add one day to everyone's sub, and people should stop Bitching. CCP is trying to get things re onlined this is not in their control. Farnando is right, people are takeing this game wayyyyy too seiriously. if you got one day a week off you have other (more important things to do) like spend time with family. or in some cases bitch on forums
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We were DDOS attacked sounds MUCH better than, "sorry we shit up the patch and broke the game again... will be back soon".How many of you really buy the fact that CCP was DDOS'd and is there any way of proving it?
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those bloody chinese not ddosing their own server grr
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Yeah, you're right. Mittani definitely logs into eve.
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Taking on the MMO that has more griefers, scammers, (pseudo)politicians and maybe even RL sociopaths than any other would be more than one person's wet dream, I guess.
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So I finished training Space Ship Command in the wee hours of the morning. I awoke this today and ran to the computer to enter New Eden and inject the Command Ships skill, just before the expansion drastically alters the requirement. As I enter my password and try to log on, I quickly realize EVE has gone dark. I know I have another day to inject the skill, but if for some reason this situation lasts for until post downtime tomorrow and I don't get to inject the skill, am I four letter worded? Would CCP compensate me and allow me to inject Command Skills post patch due to this situation? I will be one unhappy camper if I devoted that much time to training the skill and I don't realize the fruits of my "labors".
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Confirming, Mittens is the only active player in GSF.
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Everyone else is just one of his many alts.
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Glad someone took me seriously. With the extended downtime, did you get your neck-beard out of your mothers basement for some sunshine?
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Dust servers are the Tranquility servers.When EVE is down Dust is down...
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I blame Xenuria
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I have the feeling what has been lost, will be lost. You might get reimbursed in the long run, but imagine the pile of petitions that will be filed when the game comes back online. I had a long skill in que and it will be up when I am at work today.
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Bleh they should realy increase the time for skill training ffs, dint had time yesterday and no skills are trained now wich feels shit -_-If they dont give free skill training (prolly wont) or give free playtime (they wont) then it sucks even more.Curious to see what happens in NOL ^^And whats up with Legion of xXdeathXx ? they invading RED Alliance :P ?
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I bet the DDoS was from bitter FCON pilots. :D
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Oddly Serenity has also been down in China for the same time ... and that is owned and hosted by a different company. Error :可能的原因是:服务器正在维护中Possible reasons are:Server is down for maintenance
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It was just a spell checker in Iceland reaching critical mass and imploding. Creating a vortex of magnetic instability that will probably trigger a chain-reaction that will eventually wipe out the entire universe, or at least Peoria, Illinois.
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i've heard many things about that episode, alas i'm watching the uk version first before i move on to the american version so it'll be a while before i get to see that episode.
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Launcher is back up! 09:30 EVE (5:30am EST)
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...like getting hit with a small, wet fish. Odd, and distasteful, but hardly threatening.
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If I give word to invade TEST, the CFC will slam into Fountain, not Delve.
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R.E.T.R.I.B.U.T.I.O.N. ......
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FCON will be banned from titans. Server up. Venal NPC space for you.
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paid for by Tinfoil RMT monies...
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I do like your eclectic thought process.Strip clubs nestled snugly between the supporting straps of small picturesque towns and churches.
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yes i have discovered this wonderfull eve look alike game of perpetum onlinemight use that instead of eve
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It's that bad, huh? Wow.

Server trouble always comes at the worst time and last night was no exception. Around 02:05, Tranquility began experiencing connection difficulties. There was one wave of disconnects, from which players quickly recovered, and then a second that kept many offline for good. Those who survived the second wave of disconnects hung on, getting a few more kills before the servers were eventually taken down by CCP. On the EVE-O forums, looking somewhat worse for wear, CCP Falcon kept a coffee-fueled update going until he was able to announce the servers were open for business again.

Players quickly found that they were only sort of up. Continuing issues with other parts of CCP’s infrastructure meant that the launcher was ineffective and in Russian. Those who’ve seen launcher issues before started the exefile directly, but it didn’t work on all platforms—players on Windows 8 had to restart before error messages would disappear. Regardless, it was now 04:19 and USTZ prime time fleets had been ruined. The NOL siege would have been a very different beast had portions of the various fleets not been knocked offline.

Things were stabilizing and players were going to bed. All seemed like it was going back to normal. The forums looked like they always do, pictures were showing up on sites that pulled them from the API, and people weren’t experiencing any more disconnects. The peace lasted until 15:30 or so when CCP took the server down again. It’s been down ever since.

As the entirety of eveonline.com is down and unreachable by anyone, updates are currently being posted on the EVE Online Facebook and Twitter pages. The most recent one at 17:47 identified the issues as a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack against the Tranquility cluster:

At 02:05 GMT June 2nd, CCP became aware of a significant and sustained distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) against the Tranquility cluster (which houses EVE Online and DUST 514) and web servers.

Our policy in such cases is to mobilize a taskforce of internal and external experts to evaluate the situation. At 03:07 GMT, that group concluded that our best course of action was to go completely offline while we put in place mitigation plans.

While we initially reopened EVE Online and DUST 514, we have since re-evaluated. With the highest sense of precaution we have taken Tranquility and associated websites back down for further investigation and an exhaustive scan of our entire infrastructure. We will update you more frequently via our Twitter feed (www.twitter.com/eveonline), however, an extended service interruption of several hours is expected as this process should not be rushed.

Servers are still offline to mitigate that issue and will be for some time. At publication time, there was no information about who might be DDoSing the servers or why, although speculations that it’s whomever your current enemy is are flying fast. Players, seeing an opportunity to shortcut their long training, are already clamoring for a repeat of the 50,000 SP gift. For those who’re looking for something to do instead of EVE today, might I suggest a nice book?

Update: 00:37 June 3 from Facebook:

We continue to make progress in getting Tranquility and web services back up and running. This is a very time intensive process and we estimate several more hours of work. Your patience has been legendary and appreciated.

Ali Aras
CSM8 Vice-Secretary, @ali_of_space, TMC editor. I play EVE, LoL, and miscellaneous other games.