How the NY Times Is Still Publishing Despite Being Hacked
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How the NY Times Is Still Publishing Despite Being Hacked

NYTimes.com went dark for the second time in a month on Tuesday afternoon, but that doesn't mean the newspaper stopped publishing. Bypassing the DNS, The Times continued to publish stories under its IP address.

But what about that hack? It appears that the Syrian Electronic Army got ahold of The New York Times 's domain and rerouted it to one of their own sites. A Times spokesperson said soon after the outage that the trouble was "likely result of malicious external attack." However, malice can't trump quick thinking.