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Cyberattack or Error? Internet Outage Affected Multiple Businesses Beginning Sunday Morning August 30, 2020

Outages were reported Sunday morning August 30, 2020 including Verizon, Comcast, CNN, Facebook, Twitter, Zoom, New York Times, New York State, T-Mobile, Garmin, WOW, Netflix, Hulu, Target, Amazon, Starbuck, several gaming platforms, and more. The […]

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Broadband News

Corrupt ASes: Outages at Comcast, RCN, Verizon and More Caused by Misconfiguration at Level 3 Internet Backbone Company

An Internet outage Monday November 6, 2017 was caused, according to several media sources, by a misconfiguration of manually typed characters at Level 3, an internet backbone company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. The misconfiguration caused […]

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Blackberry CEO Mike Lazaridis Apology During Service Disruption; Apple Has Rollout Problems with iOS 5 and iCloud Rollout

A message from RIM Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis on the BlackBerry Service Outage. RIM founder and CEO released a YouTube service update announcing that service is being stabilized, but did not estimate when the […]

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Tech Alerts

Comcast Internet Outage Affects Chicago Area, NW Indiana and More: Started Sunday 7:30 p.m., Restored Midnight

Comcast customers in Arlington Heights, Chicago, Northern Illinois, Northwest Indiana, Southwest Michigan and Minnesota were affected by an issue with their DNS servers. The issue caused customer computers, laptops, iPads, iPhones operating via wireless routers, […]