First a "sophisticated" attack then "hardware problems" have slowed Yahoo! twice in three days. Whether for better (increased Yahoo! Mail storage space) or worse (dropped Enterprise IM support and "server issues"), Yahoo! has been in the news quite a bit lately.
Some Yahoo Web sites and services stumbled for the second time in less than a week Thursday as the Internet giant worked to resolve a hardware problem. In the latest glitch, users may have experienced a slow response from the company's servers from about 11 a.m. EDT to 1 p.m. Some people also reported that they were unable to log onto Yahoo's instant messaging program.
The company released a statement describing the problem as an "isolated hardware-related issue." It was unrelated to Tuesday's incident in which Yahoo and several other Web sites were sluggish or entirely inaccessible for two hours.
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News source: AP