This uis an update David posted, located at the end of Part 4 of his latest article.
UPDATE, NEXT DAY [11-26-15]: WE APPEAR TO HAVE GOTTEN HACKED
Three hours after posting the article, we had already reached nearly 15,000 views and 1800 Facebook Likes:
It was right at this point the site suddenly died. Everyone who came got an error saying the MySQL database was down.
Our webmaster got a letter from our host that included the following text. Details have been omitted so it doesn’t make it any easier for future attackers.
As a valued customer at ___, we wanted to alert you that ___ Shield has detected a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on your system and that our anti-DDoS protocols have been initiated.
As you may know, ___ Shield is a premium service using the latest in technology from ___ and ___.
Because you are…
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