View Poll Results: How would you classify the attack on Twitter & Facebook?

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  • Terrorist Attack

    2 50.00%
  • ***** Hackers

    2 50.00%
  1. supermanfos's Avatar
    Can anyone else confirm this... I don't have Twitter but I can confirm I have not been able to access Facebook for more than 30 min. Anyone know if they were doing site maintenance?
    08-06-2009 09:03 AM
  2. Brickman's Avatar
    I have not been able to onto either this AM. They must be something going on? I am use to it with Twitter but this is the first time for FB.
    08-06-2009 09:11 AM
  3. supermanfos's Avatar
    I am hearing it's a hosting provider... hmmm.
    08-06-2009 09:37 AM
  4. JustinHorn's Avatar
    Facebook is partially up for me...some things work, some things don't. Twitter is 100% dead. Must be some big network issue affecting a lot of servers.
    08-06-2009 09:44 AM
  5. Leanna Lofte's Avatar
    Facebook is working for me. But Twitter is definitely down. Agh! Withdrawals!
    08-06-2009 10:07 AM
  6. Leanna Lofte's Avatar
    looks like Twitter is back up
    08-06-2009 10:26 AM
  7. supermanfos's Avatar
    @llofte, I hear ya on the withdrawals

    I don't have Twitter but Facebook & it is still being a bit flaky to me.
    08-06-2009 10:26 AM
  8. big9erfan's Avatar
    Facebook & Twitter are fine for me now, Twitter was DOA earlier, but Facebook has been 100% responsive.
    08-06-2009 11:23 AM
  9. bosox0898's Avatar
    Twitter got hit with a denial of service attack this morning. Not sure why facebook wasn't working tho.
    08-06-2009 12:09 PM
  10. sting7k's Avatar
    Both got hit, Facebook to a lesser extent or they were able to fend it off more effectively.
    08-06-2009 02:22 PM
  11. supermanfos's Avatar
    Thank god, things are back to almost normal. What is the point of hackers doing that? I just don't get it. I guess it's really to be a pain in the a@$.
    08-06-2009 04:27 PM
  12. sting7k's Avatar
    I can't get to Twitter again, Facebook seems good.

    The point? I think Alfred said it best; "Some people just want too see the world burn."
    08-06-2009 04:31 PM
  13. Tramain's Avatar
    Now xbox live is down..
    08-06-2009 11:18 PM
  14. rondz's Avatar
    My Twitter has been acting up all day, slower than usual, fml...
    08-07-2009 04:18 AM
  15. supermanfos's Avatar
    So according to an article on, Twitter, Facebook, & YouTube were all attacked by a group of Russian hackers (terrorists). They were targeting Georgians' according to the article. As of 3am Twitter was still being attacked 10x worse than the previous one. This is not cool. I would call this a terrorist attack.

    Check out the article:
    Geopolitical Attacks On Twitter Intensified Almost Tenfold Last Night
    08-07-2009 06:42 PM