Our poor server appears to have fallen victim to a denial of service attack.
Someone hit it at one point sending almost 1MB a second to the server.
Why anyone would do this we don’t really know, but done it was.
Word to anyone out there with a server… it’s great to have ICMP so you can ping your server to see if it is up, but it leave it open to this type of attack… close the ports that allow ICMP.
This may end up costing us a bit. We only get so much data transfer a month then we have to pay.