Twitter/Facebook DDoS Attack!

Categories: Networking

Today, as of 11 a.m. (EST) the popular web service Twitter was down. A recent status update from Twitter attributed the cause of the outage to the site experiencing a denial-of-service attack.

Is My ISP Throttling My Bandwidth?

Categories: Networking

…the customer determined “unofficially” from a friendly insider at the ISP that they may be throttling their bandwidth due to BitTorrent traffic. A BitTorrent client was discovered in use by an employee at that location. After the BitTorrent client was stopped, the bandwidth resumed to normal levels.

… how do you determine if your traffic is being throttled by your ISP?