Why were Twitter, Reddit and Spotify down for a day in October? Here’s the latest news

Why were Twitter, Reddit and Spotify down for a day? Here

Here’s the latest news By Aric Suber-Jenkins | Nov. 7, 2016 As you may recall, a number of prominent web platforms shut down on Oct. 21 due to a distributed denial of service attack on Dyn, a

Twitter, Spotify and Reddit are among major sites taken

The attack was first reported on website Hacker News, which named social media giant Twitter along with music service Spotify among a list of ‘sites down’. ‘O-M-G… Twitter is down.That’s what

Here’s Why Spotify, Soundcloud, and Twitter Are So Crappy

What this means for you is that a huge list of sites–including Spotify, Soundcloud, Twitter, Reddit, the New York Times, and many others–is difficult or outright impossible to access.

Internet down for many as massive cyber attack stops

Internet down for many as massive cyber attack stops Reddit, Spotify, Twitter and other sites from working The issue appears to be coming from the East side of the US – but is affecting internet

DDoS on Dyn Impacts Twitter, Spotify, Reddit — Krebs on

Krebs on Security In-depth security news and investigation core Internet services for Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Reddit and a host of always resolve for me but for others they were down.

This Is Why Half the Internet Shut Down Today – Gizmodo

Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, and a huge swath of other websites were down or screwed up this morning. This was happening as hackers unleashed a large distributed denial of …

Hacked home devices caused massive Internet outage

Oct 21, 2016 · Watch video · The issue kept some users on the East Coast from accessing Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Tumblr, Reddit, PayPal and other sites.

Why is Twitter Down Today? Massive Cyberattack: 5 Facts

Watch video · In addition to Twitter and Spotify, there were also reports that the self-described “front page of the internet” Reddit was also out for several hours.

Large DDoS attacks cause outages at Twitter, Spotify, and

Oct 21, 2016 · Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Shopify, and other websites have been inaccessible to many users throughout the day. The outages are the result of several distributed denial of service (DDoS

Internet outage swoops across the US – CNET

Oct 22, 2016 · At 7 a.m. local time, folks on the East Coast discovered that sites like Twitter, Spotify, Etsy, Netflix and software code-management service GitHub were knocked for a loop.

Is Premium worth it? • r/spotify – reddit

Yes. I pay the student rate. I look at it as less than 17 cents a day to be able to listen to music without limits, for the most part. There are some songs Spotify doesn’t have, primarily stuff from mix tapes. My old way of getting music was stealing it by using MediaHuman to download songs from YouTube and putting them in iTunes, which takes forever and just takes up space on my 16g (I know, I know, I’m a dummy) …

Hackers take credit for cyberattack that shut down sites

Oct 22, 2016 · As a result, Twitter users were greeted with a «cannot access page» when trying to log on for large parts of the day. Other sites — like Amazon, PayPal, Reddit and …

Mass cyber-attack cripples some of world’s biggest

According to Hacker News, a “Massive Dyn DNS outrage” caused Twitter, Etsy, Github, SoundCloud and Spotify to go down. No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks. Other sites reportedly affected included Airbnb, Reddit and Vox Media. Users said they had a variety of issues, depending on their location, Tech Crunch reports.

Half Of The Internet Is Down Right Now, Here’s Why (Updated)

S ervers of Dyn, a major DNS host, is experiencing a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. As a result, many websites like Twitter, Spotify etc. are either facing downtime or users