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Watch America's Internet Get Wiped Out by a Massive DDoS Attack

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Today a massive DDoS attack took out a major piece of internet infrastructure, causing huge outages across the United States and Europe. Watch it spread like a disease across the States.

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I work for an ecommerce site and our sales were excruciatingly pitiful. We eventually connected 2 and 2 and realized it was probably people having difficulty accessing the internet thanks to the DDoS attack, plus PayPal being down. Thanks hackers, my company lost thousands of dollars.