TypePad Claims It Was Hit By Another DDoS Attack


A number of technology companies, including MeetupBasecamp, Vimeo, Bit.ly and others have undergone website-crashing DDoS attacks (distributed denial-of-service) in recent months, but SAY Media-owned blogging platform Typepad, apparently, has the dubious honor of being taken down for an extended outage more than once in just a few weeks’ time. The company has confirmed to us this morning that it is again undergoing another DDoS attack, which has taken its service offline.

However, until all the facts are in and TypePad can provide more info about the nature of this attack, which right now it’s unable to do, it’s unclear at this time that this morning’s network outage is definitely a DDoS attack – the same as before. Because it’s still early in the investigation, it’s possible the company is presuming a DDoS attack, where only a network outage was at fault.

We’ll update when we –…

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