|reply to saberon |
Re: Small issue driving me nuts
Had fun like this a while back.
Working for a small business that had a web hosting company set up, a malicious competitor came in to see the setup pretending to be a customer. He went home that nite and proceed to run any and every script or exploit short of DDOSing the boxes to get them down but there was an firewall up that logged his IP, recorded all of the attempts to exploit; and eventually banned his IP automatically.
He called in first thing next morning, all excited claiming that our servers were down... Was dead silent and then hung up when I explained to him that his IP address was banned due to the exploits he threw at the server the previous night. Never saw or heard from him again.
Or you could've just let him think it was down by faking horror "oh noes! our site is down! what are we going to do?!?!".
Let him be the idiot when he brags about bringing your site down and someone corrects him that it's still up. Get evidence of it and you can sue him for attempting to damage your site.