What’s the first thing you do when you wake up each morning? You grab your iPhone or Android phone, of course, and you check for the latest posts on Twitter. Next, maybe you dig into Reddit to see what happened overnight. Then you hop in the shower and stream some music from Spotify. Except on Friday morning, you had trouble doing any of those things. In fact, you might still be having trouble doing any other those things right now.
Want a quick fix? Turn the Wi-Fi off on your phone and try again using cellular data. An unknown person or group launched a major DDoS attack on a major DNS host in the early hours of the morning, and it’s impacting a number of popular websites and services that people are trying to access through their ISP. More →