The unthinkable happened dated on 21 Oct 2016 — Twitter, Reddit, Spotify, and a ton of other most popular websites mysteriously stopped working.

Well, actually, according to sources, it isn’t such a mystery rather than more about technicalities in a minute (which was done).

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Anyway, it seemed like a near apocalypse. It happened as hackers unleashed what is called a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the servers of Dyn, a major DNS host. Domain Name Servers (DNS) act as the Internet's phone book. Basically, they facilitate your request to go to a certain webpage and make sure you are taken to the right place.

Therefore, as precautionary measures, such steps have been taken to escape from the eyes of hackers.

Updates will be posted as information becomes available. Further, at the time that still are dealing with the problem