In recent weeks HWzone has overcome an initiated attack and the technical problems that befell it, a brief update on where we are and where we are headed.
During the current year, the site has undergone a comprehensive upgrade in its content system and design, in order to provide all surfers with a modern, agile, beautiful and convenient site for browsing and reading. We are very pleased with the end result, and believe that so are most of you.
Many of you must have noticed some days when there were difficulties, and even a complete inability, to enter the site and browse it. A little over two weeks ago, during a routine upgrade to the server, the site was attacked in a DoS and Syn attack. We will not bore you with the technical details, but the combined attacks caused the unavailability of the site and many technical glitches. From that moment, until last Wednesday (November 11), the technical team worked around the clock to set up protective walls for the site and solve these technical problems.
As part of those actions intended to prevent any harm to the site's availability, access to it from addresses was blocked Network Originating outside of Israel for several days, which has led to access problems for some of our users. Access to HWzone has now been reopened, also for surfers from abroad, and we are making every effort to avoid the need for similar actions in the future.
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The good news is that we have switched storage to Google 's servers Google, And the information goes through a multi-layered defense system that is designed to prevent similar attacks in advance in the future - so that the site will be available to you and your questions every day, all day.
The HWzone website is constantly updated and updated, and not only in terms of its news, articles, guides and forums - since 2001 we have changed countless systems and designs, and here is a short journey in time.
The various incarnations of HWzone
the near future
The site will continue to undergo positive changes in the near future. The team is currently working on preparations for upgrading the forum system on the site, to a more up-to-date and advanced platform. This process may also lead to some technical problems, but we believe that in the end it will pay off for all of us. We will continue to share with you the progress of this process so that you know exactly what to expect and when.
Alex Shapiro, editor in chief and all of the HWzone team