Twitter Outage Ongoing, Denial Of Service Attack
Twitter has been down for about 40 minutes now (since about 6 am California time), and counting. No word on their status blog about the outage at all (Update: they now say "Site is down
(TechCrunch) We are determining the cause and will provide an update shortly."). Update 2: It's a denial of service attack. Twitter's status update says: "We are defending against a denial-of-service attack, and will update status again shortly."
Since most of you spend your entire work day screwing around on Twitter (luckily I actually get paid to do this), you may be left wondering what to do now. No worries, we have a list. Meanwhile, I can't Tweet (TM) that it's raining here in Palo Alto, or go on a 140 character rage over PG&E shutting off my electricity for no reason at all yesterday, forcing me to come into the office at 4 am this morning. ...Go to source