DDOS Affecting Popular Sites and Services, Including Twitter, Reddit and Spotify

A Massive denial of service attack on a Dyn, a large DNS service provider, has been affecting many large sites this morning.  This includes parts of Amazon’s infrastructure, Twitter, Reddit, Spotify along with many smaller properties.  This attack results in errors like “Server not found” or “Host not found” in web browsers and other applications.  For a more detailed account, please see https://www.wired.com/2016/10/internet-outage-ddos-dns-dyn/ or https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/ddos-on-dyn-impacts-twitter-spotify-reddit/ and note, this affects more than just the East Coast.

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