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Facebook Down – Cyber Attack on Instagram, Facebook, Messenger

Facebooks cyberattack: The Facebook family of apps under massive cyberattack.

The social network is down March 13/14 2019z

Facebook apps and websites are currently down world-wide.

Yes hundreds of millions of social media addicts are currently freaking out as one of the biggest outages in social media history takes place.

Experts say it looks like a highly organised and coordinated DDos attack on Facebook.

https://twitter.com/derekgannoncm6/status/1105882211440574464?s=21
Instagram is now down. And some are reporting Twitter is down as well. This is a MASSIVE Denial of Service Attack. 
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The attack on social media networks also extended to twitter and other networks in the US.

The cyberattack looks to have been a nation state.

“This is NOT a script kiddie hit. This is organized and more than likely a porxy hacker unit APT with nation-state assoc”, Cyber warfare expert Derek Gannon said.

Facebook used Twitter to confirm the outage.

“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible,” Facebook said

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Ryan Northover
Ryan Northover
Ryan is contributing editor of So Perth and co-founder of So Media Group.