A very profound welcome to the magnificent readers of TechTricksWorld. I’m utmost happy to welcome you back. 🙂 Okay, let me break the ice now! I know you highly inquisitive to know what happened to TTW recently. In direct words “Why the site went down?”
Let me begin by telling you that I didn’t myself know about the mishap. Actually, a colleague of mine called me on 2nd February around 12.30 am and told me that TTW is not showing. Rather it’s showing a database error. Honestly speaking, I got hugely flabbergasted. My anxiety knew no bounds and I began wondering what would have happened.
I went for my laptop and entered the words “Techtricksworld.com” in the web browser as speedily as I could. A screen appeared in front of me a database error! I initially thought there might be some glitch on server as it happens sometimes but then I realised that it was the attempt to deface our website. A gigantic thunderbolt struck me! I found out that there was an external attack over TTW through Control Panel and an attempt to delete the database was made. I quickly picked my phone and told my very dear friend cum business partner Zainil about the same.
We then realised that the same attacked happened over our other 2 blogs too; namely 2012Onwards and Stoogles.
Me and Zainil got into our element and put the site into the maintenance mode and started recovering the sites. After putting hours of taxing efforts, I’m ecstatic to let you know that the major part of the total data has been successfully recovered on TTW by me and Zainil; and the fact that TTW is up now! 🙂 We are trying our best to recover the entire data with serious efforts. Hopefully, TTW will be back with fully loaded data soon.
Meanwhile, I want to say a deep and heartfelt THANK YOU to our friends and supporters who gave us the timely notification regarding the predicament. A special thanks to my eSister Sugandha, Peter Lee, Payal Bansal, Anurag Jain etc… who got some time from their busy schedule to notify about the TTW status that is was not working and supported us with positive vibes n courage during the mishap recovery period.
To our readers! Sorry for the inconvenience caused and thanks a trillion for your understanding and support! If you have anything to discuss, please contact us.