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GitHub recovering from massive DDoS attacks

Jeremy Kirk | March 30, 2015
Software development platform GitHub said Sunday it was still experiencing intermittent outages from the largest cyberattack in its history but had halted most of the attack traffic.

In late December, China cut off all access to Google's Gmail service, after blocking Facebook's Instagram app, and the phone messaging app Line. A month prior, it appeared many non-political sites supported by the U.S. content delivery network EdgeCast Network were blocked. EdgeCast may have been a casualty because its cloud services are often used to host mirror sites for ones that have been banned.


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