A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against DynDNS is causing havoc online, with many major websites reportedly unavailable. According to Dyn DNS, the attack started at 11:10 UTC, and it targeted its managed DNS service. Many sites and services use DynDNS as their upstream DNS provider, including Github, Twitter, SaneBox, Reddit, AirBnB, and Heroku. All of these are reportedly experiencing outages and downtime, either partially or totally.
The FBI and US Department of Homeland Security said they were investigating. but look no further its clear who has being behind this attack.
— Gissur Simonarson (@GissiSim) October 21, 2016
Twitter is suffering.. pic.twitter.com/wE2KFQkUPs
— New World Hackers (@NewWorldHacking) October 21, 2016
Update 7:02 AM – 23 Oct 2016:
We want everyone to read this, goodbye. pic.twitter.com/YCiewVC1Kt
— New World Hackers (@NewWorldHacking) October 23, 2016
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