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NYMag Negates Hackers With Social Media Smarts

How did New York magazine respond after its site was hit with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack? Rather than waiting on the tech department to restore order, “it started implementing a strategy to make [its cover story about Bill Cosby’s accusers] more visible on its other social-media platforms,” Nieman Lab reports. “Throughout all, there was a sense that this was not a story New York was going to allow to be suppressed.”

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