Denial Of Service Attacks

We hate stupid hackers.

BuzzFeed was hit with a denial of service attack, which works by overwhelming your servers with traffic. And we thought we were just popular! Funny, just last month we heard DoS attacks were on the decline.

Editorial note: Whoa! You’ve found a super-old post here on BuzzFeed, from an earlier era of the site. It doesn’t really represent where we are anymore, and may in fact be totally broken, but we’re leaving it up as a part of our early history.

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