Trouble With Twitter, Reddit, Or The Rest Of The Internet This Morning? It’s Not Just You. — Consumerist

Update: Dyn reports that as of about 9:30 a.m., service has been restored and affected sites and services should start returning to normal. Read on to see what happened and how big it was. Original story: Users of dozens of popular sites and services — including Spotify, Twitter, Github, Reddit, Airbnb, and others — are…

via Trouble With Twitter, Reddit, Or The Rest Of The Internet This Morning? It’s Not Just You. — Consumerist

I found out reading on Gizmodo, that root level DNS servers are the ones most often attacked. One work around is to use the DNS of a very large cloud services/hosting company say like Google. Their DNS servers are 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 for starters.  According to a single comment on the Gizmodo article, Google’s DNS almost never gets attacked with a denial of service.

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