News 4 Investigates: Twitter Attacked -

News 4 Investigates: Twitter Attacked

Twitter was attacked today. As a result of what it called "malicious efforts" to disrupt its service, the short message service was shut down Thursday morning by a denial of service attack.

In a blog, a Twitter executive wrote that attacks like this one "are malicious efforts orchestrated to disrupt and make unavailable services such as online banks, credit card payment gateways, and in this case, Twitter for intended customers or users. We are defending against this attack now and will continue to update our status blog as we continue to defend and later investigate."

Twitter's status site updates the progress against the attack.

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