Daily Management Review

Popular Websites, Including Twitter & Spotify, Become Targets Of Cyber-Attack


10/24/2016


DDos paralysed many internet sites for quite some time.



Last week, on Friday many of the “most popular” internet sites were down for quite some following a “suspected” cyber-attack on them, whereby “disabling web technology provider Dyn” in turn.
 
Among the affected firms caused by the above mentioned “outrage”, the names of “Twitter, Spotify, Tumblr and SoundCloud” are also included, reported Dy.
 
However, Dyn, the “internet management firm”, also informed that the problem was resolved by “9:20am ET” on Friday, the 21st of October 2016. The attack was carried out by a “common ploy” tool of hackers, DDos, which takes the internet servers. During DDos attacks large computer networks are used for overloading “sites with junk traffic”.
 
Moreover, earlier Amazon also reported of being the target of such attacks in the “East Coast of the United States”. On Friday’s Tweet post of Spotify reported that:
“…having some issues right now and investigating”.
 
Similarly, SoundCloud stated:
“investigating the cause”.
 
 
 
 
 
References:
http://www.digitallook.com/







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