The New York Times' website was inaccessible this evening, likely due to a "malicious external attack," spokeswoman Eileen Murphy said:
re: http://t.co/BQE1fJ3uLx - initial assessment - issue is most likely result of malicious external attack. working to fix
The New York Times Web site is experiencing technical difficulties. We are working on fully restoring the site.
Though users can still access the newspaper's site by typing its internet protocol address, 18.104.22.168, into a web browser, typing nytimes.com produced error messages.
Two weeks ago, the Times' website suffered an outage that the company blamed on a server problem.
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