The irony here is just too much to pass up. Not so much a hack, but an intentional overwhelming of certain servers designed to bring down the hosting service(s) used by Twitter, Etsy, Reddit, Netflix, etc. And it worked. Probably kids. More annoying than harmful. Nonetheless, the irony can’t be overlooked.
CNN has the full story here, “Widespread Outage Darkens Internet”.
Happy National Cybersecurity Awareness Month everyone!