Hacking Vendetta Seen in Attack on East Coast Web Host

Oct. 21 — Hackers Oct. 21 temporarily shut down access to websites for internet users along the U.S. East Coast, in what industry professionals say was a coordinated and curiously timed attack on one particular Domain Name Server (DNS) provider. Dyn Inc. reported a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack at around 7:10 a.m. New York time, which left millions…