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RateMyServer.Net => Server Discussion => Topic started by: Dark_Raven on Mar 07, 2007, 02:21 am

Title: SurgeRO
Post by: Dark_Raven on Mar 07, 2007, 02:21 am
Seems to have a lot of problems, Its unstable, Characters a re lost after log out. The community is friendly but the server has problems - lot of them.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Mar 07, 2007, 05:23 pm
SurgeRO was hacked. We are currently restoring accounts, and fixing dramatical issues.

-- Edit on Friday, April 06, 2007 --

Seems to have a lot of problems, Its unstable, Characters a re lost after log out. The community is friendly but the server has problems - lot of them.

I have not seen you anywhere in my server, the server has been up for a full 3 months with 0 unexpected downtime. The only times the server is offline is when we announce it in-game for an UPDATE.

"Lost after log out"? Maybe you didn't even try the server.

I just did a query on mySQL in my PHPMyAdmin, all account #'s are accounted for and so are the character #'s.

We pride in our friendly community, but we also pride in our ability to provide our players with a superb gaming experience.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: yC on Mar 07, 2007, 09:40 pm
i am sorry to hear that, hope everything will be fine.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Mar 08, 2007, 09:36 am
"SurgeRO Has Been Hacked!" Topic --> http://surgero.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=655

"About the Hack" Topic --> http://surgero.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=662
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: ACDC00 on Mar 25, 2007, 10:02 pm
[back up your claim]
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: Spre on Mar 26, 2007, 04:32 am
his is why server admins and GM's need to Have secure user names and passwords. max lenght possible with  every character allowed needs to be thought of as being used.

IE, fdta6  isn't as secure as [email protected]&g9X.

Depending on what you allow and any source edits you have done. Remember this. You also need to remember that Invisions always had and always will have sql Injection exploits, they won't aknowledge them. So Keep those databases seperate under different user accounts, or they can gain access to your server that way.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: dravokivich on Mar 27, 2007, 12:30 pm
his is why server admins and GM's need to Have secure user names and passwords. max lenght possible with  every character allowed needs to be thought of as being used.

IE, fdta6  isn't as secure as [email protected]&g9X.

Depending on what you allow and any source edits you have done. Remember this. You also need to remember that Invisions always had and always will have sql Injection exploits, they won't aknowledge them. So Keep those databases seperate under different user accounts, or they can gain access to your server that way.

er... the game isnt hosted on the forums...

As far as i know he uses a dedicated server for SurgeRO and a seperate webserver for his webhosting.

Also you gotta remember, the problem aint exactly username/password.... theirs too many variables to get it easy, just cos its shorter. And if you honestly think thats how a server gets hacked, you should understand that some needs to acquire a username first, then you can bash passwords if it doesnt kick you while trying and you can't exactly bash a username.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Mar 27, 2007, 04:43 pm
SurgeRO's Donation to North Shore Animal League

(http://surgero.com/NSAL/NSAL1.jpg)
(http://surgero.com/NSAL/NSAL2.jpg)
(http://surgero.com/NSAL/NSAL3.jpg)
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: Fallen on Mar 31, 2007, 01:38 pm
From the look of it they have ceres integrated into their site so if the site got hacked and no md5 hash or any custom protection your screwed.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Mar 31, 2007, 05:09 pm
Actually, No.

We have seperated the Webhosting and the Server Hosting into 2 servers. The mySQL w/ the MD5 Encrypted Passwords are located in the Server Side AND the Server Side rejects all IPs from accessing mySQL, EXCEPT the Webhosting Dedicated IP that we have.

We run AUTOMATIC Cron Jobs to secure the mySQL EVERY SINGLE DAY, PLUS we have HtAccess Protection (One of the Strongest Methods of Protection) to secure our Private PhpMyAdmin.

We make sure our server can prevent hackers from getting anywhere. We spent so much money into this, and we are ABSOLUTELY sure that our Player's Data will remain protected forever. That's our promise to our players.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: Fallen on Apr 06, 2007, 12:11 pm
So howd you get hacked key logged or something
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Apr 06, 2007, 12:37 pm
We suspect that one of our High GMs had given out my password. My password was viewable in the CeresCP by anyone with Level 99 GM, however, this is not likely.

I, myself, suspect that they had gotten my password from old servers which I use to play on, such as, CakeRO, PulseRO, acRO, & SpeedRO. All the passwords were changed the second we got hacked and we have had 0 problems ever since that incident!

2 Months have passed, and we are doing fine =) and we will continue to stay fine so we can provide our players with a good gaming experience.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: Xara on Apr 06, 2007, 01:27 pm
im an old player of surgeRO, i got banned for no reason i sat there afk in morroc and i come back and says ive been banished until ?-??-16
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Apr 06, 2007, 01:54 pm
Hmm, I will check on that for you. Please provide me with the following information for me to help you further with your case:

Code: [Select]
Username:
Existing Characters Names:
Approximate Date of Last Login:

Comments & Notes:

I will get back to you immediately as soon as you give me a reply.  ;)
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: alphamage on May 05, 2007, 02:41 am
SurgeRO, while they have very high ratings, just doesn't really look up to me in the way other pepole see it. It's a good server, but not a very extreme high rate server. I did play in it for a couple of days, but I soon found that there are other servers worth looking into.

But, this topic isn't to disscuss why I think other server are bad, it's to help me find a new one. :3

Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on May 05, 2007, 11:20 am
=) SurgeRO has ran out of ideas of what to do to improve. Criticism is welcome.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: alphamage on May 05, 2007, 01:53 pm
Wait....... what?


This was in my other topic!

Who moved it?

.............
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: Emeralda on May 05, 2007, 06:33 pm
It was quite off-topic in that other thread but it suited this one.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Jul 16, 2007, 08:29 pm
It's funny what the topic starter has said. If you look in his signature he had given SurgeRO 0/10. qRO a 8/10, after qRO switched emulators the famous "Glory" guild (40 members) switched immediately to SurgeRO and I quote, "this please is better than qRO...".

Not to brag or anything... but we might be the server which actually improves over time.

(https://www.surgero.com/images/softlayer.jpg)
https://www.surgero.com/images/softlayer.jpg

(http://surgero.com/images/secure.jpg)
http://surgero.com/images/secure.jpg
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: bentheexo on Jul 16, 2007, 08:34 pm
nice one kopi
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: sineas on Jul 16, 2007, 09:37 pm
*edited*
Maybe nothing has changed and the hack was justifiable... who knows... maybe you were so judgemental and found enemies along the way...
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: Slaw on Jul 17, 2007, 01:15 am
SurgeRO, eh? I've tried this one out quite some time ago, and I can't say I was very impressed (though I am pretty demanding when it comes to RO servers). I haven't been on the server for a while, so I'm not sure if it's the same as back then, but all I can remember was alot of running around doing tedious custom quests for customs so powerful you had to have them, or you wouldn't be any good in the long run. Oh, and flaming. Lots of it. Now, I know I can be quite rude sometimes, and I have a tendency of getting into trouble with admins and GMs on most servers, but what I experienced here surely takes the prize. Not many days after I join, I get challenged to a duel. I accept, and after winning a few times, the person challenging me starts PMing me insults, and generally harrassing me in the main town of the server. Of course, after a bit, I get angry, and flame back. Only for a GM to show up and ban me on the spot, after one comment.

But as I said, this was some time ago. Hopefully the server has improved.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: kopono on Jul 17, 2007, 08:04 pm
Yes, our server has definitely improved.

We generally hire people who are ages 17+ preferably, because we decided that young GMs aren't able to stand the pressure as much as kids who are older. Many of the GMs from the past have been fired, and we are doing fairly well now =D.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: Slaw on Jul 18, 2007, 11:24 am
I'm glad to hear that. Might even drop by and check it out myself some day.
Title: Re: SurgeRO
Post by: BlueIfrit on Aug 02, 2008, 12:22 am
well, i'm playing right now.. and everything is going pretty well. i hope the server grows alot more in the future.

the pvp people are dang nasty, they are super violent and cruel to new people in the server and when you just tap them once by accident, the entire pvp hounds you. i know its pvp and all, but jeez.