Twitter Woes Blamed on Attack on Georgia Supporter

The meltdown that left 45 million Twitter users unable to access the service came in two waves and was directed at a single blogger who has voiced his support for the Republic of Georgia in that country's continuing conflict with Russia. Facebook's chief security officer, Max Kelly, told CNet that the attack was aimed at a user known as Cyxymu, who had accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LiveJournal and other sites affected by the cyberassault.

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