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EA, Twitter, Spotify and Reddit affected by DDoS Attack

DDoS attack

Many people have noticed that major sites have been affected by a DDoS attack today. Even some of the biggest sites have been affected and these issues are still ongoing. For example, EA, Twitter, Spotify and Reddit. Read our article below for more information.

DDoS Attack

What is a DDoS attack?

DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service. It’s an attempt to make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources. The hackers target a wide variety of important resources, from banks to news websites, and present a major challenge to making sure people can publish and access important information.

Twitter

Earlier on today twitter was just one of many to be affected by the attack. Twitter still isn’t working to it’s full potential. For example, when you go to upload an image the image sometimes disappears leaving just text. Earlier today it shut down for 2 hours!

Spotify

Spotify has confirmed that they are aware of the issue and they are working to resolve.

EA

EA has confirmed they are aware of the issue and they are working to resolve. However we are not exactly sure what has happened to EA as it could just be the hype from Battlefield 1. For more information on the EA Servers down read our latest article.


Below we have some other the sites that were affected by the DDoS attack.

Sites affected by the DDoS Attack:

  • Spotify
  • Twitter
  • EA
  • Amazon
  • Reddit
  • Paypal
  • PlayStation
  • Netflix
  • CNN
  • Pinterest
  • Fox News
  • Xbox
  • The New York Times
  • SoundCloud

Stay tuned for more news and updates.

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