The completely competent folks of the NSA are saying that its nuked website is a result of an internal error, a glitch, a mistake and not because hackers launched a DDoS attack on it. That's cool, the NSA didn't go down because of hackers but because it screwed itself up.

Advertisement

In a statement to ABC News, the NSA said:

“NSA.gov was not accessible for several hours tonight because of an internal error that occurred during a scheduled update. The issue will be resolved this evening. Claims that the outage was caused by a distributed denial of service [DDoS] attack are not true.”

Advertisement

The site has been out for hours. Maybe the NSA was too busy doing other things to pay attention to its down for the count website. [ABC News]