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Tinder problems due to Lizardsquad attack?

Moments ago we reported on the fact that the Facebook and Instagram websites were down. We initially thought that this was an outage, but now we can see that Tinder is down too and also not working.

It also leads us to believe that all three websites are connected to each other, obviously Facebook and Instagram are but by connected we mean a deliberate attack.

We have since spotted a Tweet which was published by the hacking group ‘Lizardsquad’ just minutes ago. They are claiming responsibility for the attack, which is outrageous if true.


Don’t forget that this is coming 24 hours after the same group claimed responsibility for taking the Malaysia Airlines website down – and having success with it.

Are immediate thoughts are, how does this keep happening? Why isn’t anyone doing anything to stop these kinds of attacks from occurring – are they that easy?

Right now, Facebook and Instagram are still offline and Tinder is still not working – think of all those poor matchmakers out there, what are they going to do now?

Give us your reaction to this – can you believe that this Lizardsquad group is getting away with these attacks with no apparent repercussions?

Let us know if the Tinder login is still down for you today.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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