The web service provider was disrupted by a denial-of-service attack on Friday that cut off access to popular sites such as Twitter, Netflix and PayPal.
A day after hackers unleashed an attack on some of the world's best-known web sites, comedian Leslie Jones weighed in on cyber-security in a commentary on "Saturday Night Live," saying cyber criminals could put their talents to far better use than hacking celebrities. Show More Summary
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Dyn says the attacks are over, at least for now.
A cyberattack that disrupted huge chunks of the Internet Friday is over, web service provider Dyn said Saturday evening. The attack was notable because the firm says the attackers used an emerging form of malware called "Mirai" to hijack everyday items like security cameras and DVRs that were connected to the Internet. Show More Summary
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From cyber security expert Brian Krebs: A massive and sustained Internet attack that has caused outages and network congestion for a large number of Web sites was launched with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as CCTV video cameras and digital video recorders, new data suggests. Show More Summary
new-aesthetic: Hacked Cameras, DVRs Powered Today’s Massive Internet Outage — Krebs on Security A massive and sustained Internet attack that has caused outages and network congestion today for a large number of Web sites was launched...Show More Summary
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Brian Krebs: A massive and sustained Internet attack that has caused outages and network congestion today for a large number of Web sites was launched with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as CCTV video cameras and digital video recorders, new data suggests. Show More Summary
Much of the web struggled to stay on its feet today, with outages bringing down U.S.-based services and sites such as Amazon, Twitter and Netflix. A massive distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on Dyn DNS is reportedly the cause:...Show More Summary
Many of the Web sites we visit every day are under cyber attack by malicious hackers looking to disrupt business transactions, discourage people from using a particular online service or exact... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c...
The list of websites affected by the attack continues to grow after a second attack took place.
It's not just your computer - the web is really under attack.
As noted in several media outlets, many web sites have been affected by a DDoS attack on Dyn today. Since Percona uses Dyn for its DNS server, we are experiencing issues as well. The attack has impacted the percona.com web site availability and performance, including all related services such as our forums, blogs and […]
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IGN website and video player performance have been and continue to be affected by the DDoS attacks against Dyn today.
A DDoS attack started this morning and is still affecting many big sites across the web.
Dyn, which offers DNS management services and other traffic tools to improve web site uptime, was hit by a distributed denial of service attack.