Hackers shut down social networking sites.

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    I read this in the online version of a local TV station yesterday.
    Evidently Twitter was affected the worst.

    "Twitter said in its status blog Thursday that it was "defending against a denial-of-service attack," in which hackers command scores of computers to a single site at the same time, preventing legitimate traffic from getting through."

    http://onlineathens.com/stories/080709/nat_478873152.shtml
     
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