Friday, August 07, 2009

Twitter and the August 6 DOS Attack

While you weren't tweeting, Pakistanis were... Twitter, Facebook and LiveJournal spent yesterday battling a DDoS attack that began around 9 am New York time. Things are going from bad to worse: Twitter Hit With Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Twitter is still out for some folks following Thursdays's masssive Denial of Service attack on the popular web destination. Day 2 of the Twitter DoS attack is still keeping some users from posting tweets, although most of the people Thord Daniel Hedengren has spoken to seem to have no issues. Facebook and twitter are working together to figure out just what the hell happened.

Pete Cashmore, on mashable, blogs Twitter and Facebook DDoS Attacks Targeted One Man

Twitter's Blackout: Bad for Business
Twitter DDoS Attack Reminds Us to Reinforce Safe Web Habits
Kendra Wilkinson Serves Us an Arresting Twitpic

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