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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by Cornfed » September 9th, 2018, 10:07 am

What happened this time?

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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by Yohan » September 9th, 2018, 12:26 pm

I noticed it also, for a few hours the forum was offline completely.

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Post by Winston » September 9th, 2018, 2:30 pm

No one knows. All the webhost can tell me is that server resources overloaded. But that shouldn't happen unless we have thousands of visitors online at the same time. So theres no logical explanation.
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Post by Winston » December 30th, 2018, 9:41 pm

Bluehost shut us down due to three files infected with malware. However when I downloaded those files, I didn't find any malware code in them and they were dormant files anyway. Very strange. Must be some untraceable hacking.

Before that, there was another problem. When I came back to Philippines, I was not able to upload any files using a FTP client or File Manager from my webhost panel. I thought the hotels here had a strong firewall, but all of them would not allow me to upload files to my server like before. So I thought Bluehost blocked Philippines. So I contacted them and found out they didn't. They said my tmp folder was full, which caused the file manager to crash, and asked me if I wanted to delete it. I said yes, and then after that they shut down my site due to alleged malware. So strange. I hate when unrelated problems compound like that for no reason and no explanation. Very bizarre. What a hassle.
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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by TruthSeeker » December 30th, 2018, 10:41 pm

Could it be that someone at Bluehost doesn't like your site and they are sabotaging it?

Why is it you are so resistant to change? I mean I recommended another host months ago and you leave it as it is.

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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by Winston » December 31st, 2018, 7:48 pm

Does anyone know how to fix these malware warnings in the following reports? @MrPeabody?

https://www.siteguarding.com/antivirus/ ... howtrial=1
Antivirus Scanner Report
Total Scanned Files: 15419
Total Infected Files: 5
Heuristic logic has detected some unsafe files. Please scroll down to get more details.

Infected File Malware Type
/debunkingskeptics/forum/common.php php.var.function.14
/debunkingskeptics/forum/install_done/update/new/common.php php.var.function.14
/ladiesforum/common.php php.var.function.14
* * * * * FREE REPORT LIMITS * * * * */common.php php.var.function.14
* * * * * FREE REPORT LIMITS * * * * */common.php php.var.function.14
Immediate Action is Required. Your site appears to be hacked. Hacked sites can lose nearly 95% of your traffic in as little as 24 to 48 hours if not fixed immediately – losing your organic rankings and being blocked by Google, Bing and many other blacklists. Hacked sites can also expose your customers and readers private and financial information, and turn your site into a host for dangerous malware and illicit material, creating massive liability.
https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/ww ... abroad.com

What does this mean?

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TLS

No redirect from HTTP to HTTPS found. You should redirect your website visitors to the HTTPS version to avoid the "Not Secure" browser warning.

HTTPS mixed content found. Your HTTPS website is referring to an HTTP resource:
http://dating.happierabroad.com/opros2.html?mode=getimage&btype=1&pos=1&sex=2&afrom=18&ato=40&imgid=435471 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://dating.happierabroad.com/opros2.html?mode=getimage&btype=1&pos=2&sex=2&afrom=18&ato=40&imgid=710839 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://dating.happierabroad.com/opros2.html?mode=getimage&btype=1&pos=3&sex=2&afrom=18&ato=40&imgid=54437 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://dating.happierabroad.com/opros2.html?mode=getimage&btype=1&pos=4&sex=2&afrom=18&ato=40&imgid=767471 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://dating.happierabroad.com/opros2.html?mode=getimage&btype=1&pos=5&sex=2&afrom=18&ato=40&imgid=463600 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://dating.happierabroad.com/opros2.html?mode=getimage&btype=1&pos=6&sex=2&afrom=18&ato=40&imgid=40082 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://dating.happierabroad.com/opros2.html?mode=getimage&btype=1&pos=7&sex=2&afrom=18&ato=40&imgid=831029 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://dating.happierabroad.com/static/js/banners_new1.js on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://happierabroad.us6.list-manage2.com/subscribe/post?u=bdabee6344a679613fc9d742a&id=41def779a8 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://loveme.com/igo/happierabroad/11/40/7/120/180/0 on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/btrplayer.swf on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://www.google.com/ on https://www.happierabroad.com/
http://www.google.com/coop/cse/brand?form=cse-search-box&lang=en on https://www.happierabroad.com/
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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by TruthSeeker » December 31st, 2018, 11:09 pm

Winston wrote:
December 31st, 2018, 7:48 pm
What does this mean?
It means find another host.

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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by TruthSeeker » December 31st, 2018, 11:16 pm

It could be some hacker doesn't like your site. Have you hardened your site as per the recommendations of Sucuri?

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Post by Winston » April 10th, 2019, 1:07 am

Our server went offline again. I had them fix it again over live chat. This time though, they did something about it. They found some causes and implemented a solution. See below. Apparently it's due to abusive robots.
Hello,

Thank you for your patience, we apologize for any inconvenience experienced throughout this process.

We have reviewed the issue causing your server to crash. We found on the day your server crashed your site was being inundated by requests done by web crawling robots. Typically web crawlers are a good thing as long as their purpose is legitimate and the number of request is not abusive, however on your site we are seeing traffic from bots known to be abusive and cause server issues. In order to prevent these bots from crashing your server in the future we have added some code to the htaccess file on your public_html directory. This script limits the number or times a bot can visit your site and blocks known abusive bots all together.

Server logs for 4/3/19:

Top 10 User Agents:
Count: 13475 / 12.74% User Agent: "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; AhrefsBot/6.1; +http://ahrefs.com/robot/)"
Count: 11134 / 10.53% User Agent: "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; YandexBot/3.0; +http://yandex.com/bots)"
Count: 9591 / 09.07% User Agent: "The Knowledge AI"
Count: 7843 / 07.42% User Agent: "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; bingbot/2.0; +http://www.bing.com/bingbot.htm)"
Count: 4338 / 04.10% User Agent: "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; SemrushBot/3~bl; +http://www.semrush.com/bot.html)"

The logs above show that for all the requests made to your server on 4/3 almost half of them were from these bots. With the limitations in place you should no longer see your server resources depleted.

We apologize for the delay in this resolution, if you have any additional questions or concerns that you feel have not yet been adequately addressed, please feel free to let us know.

Sincerely,
Robert S.
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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by xiongmao » April 14th, 2019, 1:28 am

I tried posting the other day but it wouldn't go. The post was lost forever.

BTW I can highly recommend using SSL. I switched some of my crappy old blogs over to it in January and I've seen a 280% increase in Google traffic to one blog, and a 60% increase on another. I did also change the template + update some stuff but the SSL probably helps a lot. Not too many other blogs in our niches use it so it must be a good quality signal.
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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by Winston » April 20th, 2019, 2:41 pm

xiongmao wrote:
April 14th, 2019, 1:28 am
I tried posting the other day but it wouldn't go. The post was lost forever.

BTW I can highly recommend using SSL. I switched some of my crappy old blogs over to it in January and I've seen a 280% increase in Google traffic to one blog, and a 60% increase on another. I did also change the template + update some stuff but the SSL probably helps a lot. Not too many other blogs in our niches use it so it must be a good quality signal.
You mean switch over to https instead of http? Isn't that just for ecommerce sites? How do I do that? Will it redirect all the internal links and URL's? Can you do it automatically so that all links redirect to https?
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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by Yohan » May 23rd, 2019, 6:37 am

Yes, I also noticed this, it was offline for several hours.
It seems it is now back again, no data lost, everything is operating normally.

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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by Yohan » May 31st, 2019, 7:40 am

The forum was offline again for a few days. A fairly long time.
What happened?

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Re: Did HA go offline?

Post by Cornfed » May 31st, 2019, 10:24 am

Holy crap Winston. What the hell happened this time? If this is going to continue to happen, you are screwed as a business.

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