Massive DDOS Cyber Attack Knocked out Paypal Twitter Spotify GitHub Reddit

The East Cost Company Called Dyn that connect computers to websites particularly affected, Today after this massive attack begin. According to Official of dyn, this attack was sophisticated, well planned that sent massive IP traffic to dyn server. Now, most people are wondering.

what is DDOS? DDOS is the form of attack, that can happened when a hacker sent millions of request to specific website which can overwhelm the website performance, as a result the site goes down and people will not be able to access information that they are looking on that website.The Domain Name System (DNS) converts human-readable URLs (like “”) to their underlying numeric IP addresses. (study DDOS more…)

Sources says services were restored at 9:36 A.M. Eastern time, and you can now reconnect to the eposed websites again.

According to Dyn: it was hit with another DDoS attack at 11:52 A.M. Eastern. Currently, Paypal, Reddit, Twitter, Spotify and the other sites affected by the earlier attack are offline.

As of 3:45 P.M. Eastern, Dyn reports its engineers are still working to mitigate the issue.

This attack was sophisticated, well planned that sent massive IP traffic to dyn server. Now, most people are wondering CNBC.

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Earlier, i was taking a nice cup of tea, while making coupons for my students on udemy. But when i pressed Promotional announcement button, page went down.So, i opened Hacker News users report. Here’s a list of websites that readers have told us they are having trouble accessing:

  • ActBlue
  • Basecamp
  • Big cartel
  • Box
  • Business Insider
  • CNN
  • Etsy
  • Github
  • Grubhub
  • HBO Now
  • (iHeartRadio)
  • Imgur
  • Intercom
  • Okta
  • PayPal
  • Pinterest
  • Playstation Network
  • Recode
  • Reddit
  • Seamless
  • Spotify
  • Squarespace Customer Sites
  • Starbucks rewards/gift cards
  • The Verge
  • Twillo
  • Twitter
  • (lol)
  • Weebly
  • Wix Customer Sites
  • Yammer
  • Yelp
  • Zoho CRM
  • Credit Karma
  • Eventbrite
  • Netflix
  • Fox News
  • Disqus
  • Shopify
  • Soundcloud
  • ConstantContact
  • New York Times
  • Wikia
  • BBC
  • Elder Scrolls Online
  • Eve Online
  • PagerDuty
  • Kayak
  • Speed Test
  • Freshbooks
  • Braintree
  • Blue Host
  • Qualtrics
  • SBNation
  • IndieGoGo
  • Fortune
  • Survey Monkey
  • Paragon Game
  • Runescape


Dyn said the DDoS attacks have been resolved. No need to worry Now. You can find Dyn’s incident report here.

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