WATCHPRO.com attacked by Russian bots

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WATCHPRO.com attacked by Russian bots

Post by koimaster » March 17th 2022, 8:43am

Apologies to anybody who struggled to access this website yesterday.

We are aware the site was slow or even inaccessible for a few hours.
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It turns out, according to our tech team, that we experienced an unusual spike in traffic.

Not the sort of spike we get when I rant about Rolex shortages, but something else entirely: a denial of service attack by Russian bots.

Ridiculous as it may seem, it appears Watchpro was caught up in the information war over the invasion of Ukraine, and Kremlin spooks did not like our coverage of watch brands boycotting Russia.

If we go dark again in the coming days, you will know why.

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