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Who broke the internet? CIA and FBI scramble to find authors of massive cyberattack


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Who broke the internet? CIA and FBI scramble to find authors of massive cyberattack

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IT experts at the FBI and CIA are still trying to unravel a massive cyber attack on America’s east coast and in Europe on Friday that disabled some of the world’s most-visited websites.

Newspapers, retailers, social media networks, music distributors and payment systems all fell foul of denial of service attacks for several hours.

Experts say they are just the latest attacks in what appears to be a person or persons unknown testing the internet’s defence systems and probing for ways into its infrastructure, this time targeting one of the most important providers, Dyn.

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