The New York Times' website is down as a result of a "malicious external attack," according to an official Times statement provided to The Atlantic Wire. The website has reportedly been in and out of service since 3PM EST, when it first became unavailable. The attack appears to the work of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a group of hackers that claim to be promoting the Assad regime. The paper had been reporting on the recent Syrian chemical attacks, which may have attracted the SEA's attention.
Where will we go for information? If only the New York Times provided paper archives of all their news!