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Ello experiences first major outage, confusingly can’t decide if maintenance or DDoS attack is to blame

27/09/2014

Social networking site Ello went down hard today. The new service has been available for just over a month, but already it is running (...)
Social networking site Ello went down hard today. The new service has been available for just over a month, but already it is running into problems that many social networks experience in their early days. Visiting any of the site’s pages currently results in the following error message: “The site is currently unavailable while we conduct some necessary maintenance. Follow along for any updates on our status page.” Yet according to Ello’s status page page, the outage is not due to maintenance: “We are undergoing a potential denial of service attack.” The company started investigating the DDoS attack at 4:15... This story continues at The Next Web The post Ello experiences first major outage, confusingly can’t decide if maintenance or DDoS attack is to blame appeared first on The Next Web. Social networking site Ello went down hard today. The new service has been available for just over a month, but already it is running into problems that many social networks experience in their early days. Visiting any of the site’s pages currently results in the following error message: “The site is currently unavailable while we conduct some necessary maintenance. Follow along for any updates on our status page.” Yet according to Ello’s status page page, the outage is not due to maintenance: “We are undergoing a potential denial of service attack.” The company started investigating the DDoS attack at 4:15... This story continues at The Next Web The post Ello experiences first major outage, confusingly can’t decide if maintenance or DDoS attack is to blame appeared first on The Next Web.
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