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Internet users around the world, but mostly in the US, reported that some top websites were not loading on Friday morning. The affected sites include Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Etsy, Github, and Spotify. The issue is currently ongoing. Show More Summary
The FBI is investigating a series of cyber attacks that hit Twitter, Paypal and Spotify. The attack was on an internet infrastructure company called Dyn. Stuart McClure is the President and CEO of the security firm Cylance and joins CBSN with the latest on cyber security.
Much of the Internet was brought to a screeching halt Friday as a cyberattack on a company many had previously never heard of brought down many of the most popular online services, including Twitter and Spotify. As of Friday afternoon, much of the drama was still playing out, though more details are slowly emerging. Show More Summary
If you had trouble reading your Twitter timeline or listening to your favorite Spotify playlist Friday morning, you are not alone. Major sites like Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, Netflix and Etsy were down Friday morning after hackers unleashed a major distributed denial of service, or DDOS, attack on servers at Dyn, a major DNS host. Domain […]
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Many people were asking, “Why Is Twitter down?” This is a question many people were asking this morning when Twitter, Amazon, Spotify, the Boston Globe and countless other highly trafficked websites went down. At this time, Twitter is starting to come back up in United States, but the attack was particularity felt along the East... Show More Summary
Early Friday morning, businesses and users of digital platforms everywhere were put on strike after a system called DDoS attacked servers.
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The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are investigating a massive cyberattack that stopped or slowed access to Twitter, Spotify, Amazon and other sites Friday by targeting a firm responsible for routing Internet traffic their way. Dyn, a New Hampshire Internet services company, reported...
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Major internet services including Twitter, Spotify and Amazon suffered service interruptions and outages on Friday as a US internet provider came under sustained cyber attack.
Waves of attacks against a core internet company play havoc with some of the world's most popular websites, including Twitter, Spotify and Netflix.
DDOS ATTACK. Massive cyber attack takes down Github, Amazon, Etsy, Twitter, SaneBox, Reddit, AirBnB, Soundcloud, Netflix, Disqus, PayPal, Spotify, and Heroku on East Coast for lengthy period on Friday morning. “It’s not immediately obvious...Show More Summary
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A major cyberattack affected hundreds of websites today, including the New York Times, Reddit, Twitter, Spotify, and eBay. The attack actually centered on Dyn, a New Hampshire-based company that offers a platform to optimize websites’ online performance. Show More Summary
Friday morning, people across the U.S. couldn't access certain websites, making it feel like the Monday-est Friday ever.
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If you like to ease your way into the day by flipping on some Spotify tunes and checking out your Twitter feeds and favorite Reddit forums, Friday morning was probably pretty miserable. That's because those sites, and dozens of others, experienced annoying disruptions (or were down completely for some) as...