Several high-profile e-commerce sites were inaccessible for around half an hour Wednesday evening, due to what customer support at a major DNS provider called an attack.
More than a mouse was stirring Wednesday night on the Internet, as an attack on a major DNS provider to sites such as Amazon.com and others hobbled service for about an hour.
Are iTunes downloads and Apple TV streaming being slow on your system? Google's public DNS servers may be to blame.
The Internet's address system sometimes can inappropriately route people to servers far away. Google proposes a DNS change to try to fix it.