Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has revealed that a non-state actor, and therefore not the Russian government, may have been behind the massive attack on Dyn last Friday, which shut down much of the internet in the United States. Dyn’s servers monitor and route internet traffic, and were slammed with a large-scale distributed denial-of-

service (DDoS) attack, said to have been the biggest in history. For hours, Twitter, Netflix, Amazon, and other popular websites were offline. When asked if the attack was perpetrated by a non-state actor, Clapper replied, “Yes, but I wouldn’t want to be conclusively definitive about that yet,” adding, “that’s an early call.” FULL REPORT