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The A and AAA domain name system records for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have disappeared, leading to the blackout of the three sites from the Internet, in what appears to be a problem caused by a border gateway protocol mistake.

Published in Security

For the second time in two years, Telstra has messed up routing on the Internet, due to a mistake in the routes it advertised through the border gateway protocol.

Published in Networking
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 20:07

Multiple US sites experiencing issues. DDoS?

At around 4am AEST, customers of multiple US-based telecommunication providers started to experience connectivity issues.

Published in Security

Social media giant Facebook says it has fixed the problems that led to a major outage of its services — Facebook itself, Messenger and Instagram — on Thursday Australian time.

Published in Security

Internet traffic bound for Amazon's Route 53 cloud service was hijacked for two hours on Tuesday, using known weaknesses in the border gateway protocol, which is used for routing traffic around the globe.

Published in Security

A bug in a large number of Juniper Internet routers led to significant outages all across the world.  What actually happened?

Published in Networking




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