22 Feb 2014

Well that was like a first for me! 

I feel so...so... violated! 

Marcel ping me on Skype and asked if the site was down. I had not idea cause I was out and about... taking a nap... and when I awoke from my sleepy slumber I noticed the site was INDEED down! 

HOLY WAXED BALLS BATMAN! 

So, I immediately (after I located the number via Google knows all website) for the support line for the hosting company and gave them a friendly jingle. 

The support guy answered the phone and I said, like really nicely, 'WTF! My site is down! I want a free month! You promised 99.9 uptime you f'ing morons! GIVE ME MY MONEY BACK!" 

ddos attack 1

But I said it all in a REALLY nice yell! Seriously... I used my nice yell voice. 

Anyway, come to find out the data center where the site is hosted was under a DDOS attack! I asked if they needed backup. I and the Mustang could be at the data center post haste, guns a-blazing! (Virtual guns...like a BFG from DOOM or something...). They declined but promised to keep me informed of their progress in dealing with the online vigilantes who had caused me and Marcel so much grief! 

So... it looks like the site is back. Douchebags dealt with. Hope the NSA beats them with a wet hose.

Later - I have to go and finish mowing the lawn... LOL... na... I have to go and eat steak. Man need meat who build website’s! 

Later - Digital 

 

01 Jan 2014

Well... I was just informed! I have received my 11th concurrent Microsoft MVP award!

I would like to thank The Microsoft Academy Awards (hey... this is my speech) for the HONOR of being able to represent them over the past year.

10 Dec 2013

So, I was considering taking the day off as I have had enough of my car be wreaked by things I have no control over. 

01 Dec 2013

Pretty basic stuff (AV, Firewall on, etc...) but at the same time this might be something you send to the grandparents or friends who might not be as tech savvy as you are!

These are my top three tips for shopping Cyber Monday:

1 - Never EVER use your ATM Card! Even though your bank will probably reimburse you, that might take a while and that cash will be held until it's all cleared up.

Who's Online

We have 248 guests and no members online

Search Articles

Site Updates.

'I never forget a face, but in your case I’d be glad to make an exception.'

Latest Content

  • Microsoft Xbox One 500GB Console - Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle - 139.00
    Written by
    Microsoft Xbox One 500GB Console - Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle - 139.00 That's not a typo folks. It's a re-furb unit but…
    Read more...
  • Windows Patch Cleaner
    Written by
    Windows Patch Cleaner This is one of those utilities I will be installing…
    Read more...
  • The Coolest Thing On Instagram I Have Ever Seen
    Written by
    The Coolest Thing On Instagram I Have Ever Seen Honestly, this might he coolest thing I have ever seen…
    Read more...
  • Retired Husband (Humor) WalMart is Involved.
    Written by
    Retired Husband (Humor) WalMart is Involved. It's been a REALLY crappy week so far and this…
    Read more...
  • Outlook known issues in the June 2017 security updates
    Written by
    Outlook known issues in the June 2017 security updates Well folks, these issues cover every version of Outlook back…
    Read more...

Visit the Digitalsmind Video YouTube Page!

Did you know we have a video page on YouTube? 

Well... WE DO! 

Check us out! 

- Our Video page.