GitHub wipes hand across bloodied face, stumbles from brutal DDoS beating

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 5, 2013 9:18 PM EDT
The Register; By John Leyden
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Popular source-code warehouse GitHub was back online today after weathering a huge denial-of-service attack throughout the week. The status page of the San Francisco-based outfit charts the progress of the assault and the attempts to end it. Problems with the web service first cropped up on Tuesday, 1 October, before the team realised they were facing a denial-of-service storm. This first wave was dealt with late on Wednesday only for a second phase of the attack to flare up again on Thursday.

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