DDoS Attackers Continue Hitting Twitter, Facebook, Google (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

The distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks that knocked out Twitter for hours and affected other sites like Facebook, Google’s Blogger, and LiveJournal on Thursday continued all day Friday and may persist throughout the weekend.

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Google triggers annoying DoS CAPTCHA prompt? (ZDNet)

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Twice today during work — from the confines of Google Chrome, no less — I’ve been prompted, while logged into Google, with a denial-of-service notice stating the following: We’re sorry, but your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application. To protect our users,…

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