Author: Merrily Chopp

About Last Friday’s Internet Outage

by | October 26th, 2016

On Friday, October 21, 2016, some of the world’s most popular websites and many many others became inaccessible. The cause of this outage was a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack on Dyn, a provider of DNS services. In this post, I’ll explain what that last sentence means. I’ll also share senior PINT staff’s answers […]