Web Attack Targeted Critic of Russia

As Facebook, Twitter and other popular Internet services investigated the cause of this week’s massive computer attacks, attention turned to a blogger whose writings blasting Russian officials may have been the target.

There were also signs the attacks continued Friday after knocking Twitter offline for about two hours and disrupting Facebook’s service Thursday. Twitter Inc. co-founder Biz Stone wrote in a blog post Friday that attacks against Twitter were “ongoing” and “appear to have been geopolitical in motivation.”

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