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GitHub Goes Down With “Major Disruption” From DDoS Attack

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http://techcrunch.com – GitHub is down again for the second time in the span of a month —  this time from a  Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS). To combat, GitHub says it has temporarily disabled service on port 80 while they nvestigate the source of a connection flood.  According to the site, HTTPS, GIT, and SSH service are unaffected. Here’s the status update about the attack when it hit at 1:33 p.m: We are experiencing issues due to a DDOS attack, working hard to restore service Here’s their status update posted at 1:05 p.m. We’re experiencing some connectivity issues at the mom (IT news)