Chunks of the Internet Down

Due to DNS Attack

10/21/16 09:55 AM

It's time to steep some tea leaves and chill.

Many websites are inaccessible due to a DDoS attack on a DNS service.

Dyn, Inc. Status – DDoS Attack Against Dyn Managed DNS

Twitter and Reddit along with many other websites are down right now.

Update:

A second wave of DDoS attacks against Dyn is underway, as of noon Eastern Time today. Dyn is continuing to work on the issue.

DoS attack on major DNS provider brings Internet to morning crawl [Updated] | Ars Technica

Update2

Update3

Third wave of attack underway according to Dyn.

Dyn to CNBC - IoT Attacks

Update4

Resolved!

Dyn says DNS issue resolved

 

Should we really let our toasters online? The IoT devs and manufacturers really need to up their security game.

Overhead by teaneedz:

Toaster: “Hey, it wasn’t me. It was the DVR.”
DVR: “Who me? What about the Fridge?”
Fridge: “I was just chill’n”

Update5

Post Mortem Statement

Dyn Statement on 10/21/2016 DDoS Attack | Dyn Blog

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