Github is the latest website to be hit with a DDOS attack. Security researchers are pouring over the data and how the attack was thwarted.
Slashdot is known for inadvertent DDOS attacks. However, the website itself experienced downtime partly thanks to one.
There have been plenty of sites hit with DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks lately. One of the latest hit with such an attack was TorrentFreak.