The Twelve Days of Crisis – A Retrospective on Linode’s Holiday DDoS Attacks

January 29, 2016 4:30 pm

View a printable version of this post here. Over the twelve days between December 25th and January 5th, Linode saw more than a hundred denial-of-service attacks against every major part of our infrastructure, some severely disrupting service for hundreds of thousands of Linode customers. I’d like to follow up on my earlier update by providing […]

Security Notification and Linode Manager Password Reset

January 5, 2016 1:53 pm

Effective immediately, Linode Manager passwords have been expired. You will be prompted to set a new password on your next login. We regret this inconvenience, however this is a necessary precaution. A security investigation into the unauthorized login of three accounts has led us to the discovery of two Linode.com user credentials on an external […]