• A DNS outage just took down a large chunk of the internet

    2 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    A large chunk of the internet dropped offline on Thursday. Some of the most popular sites, apps and services on the internet were down, including UPS and FedEx , Airbnb, Fidelity, and others are reporting Steam, LastPass, and the PlayStation Network are all experiencing downtime.
    Many other websites around the world are also affected, including media outlets in Europe.
    What appears to be the cause is an outage at Akamai, an internet security giant that provides networking and content delivery services to companies. At around 11am ET, Akamai reported an issue with its Edge DNS, a service...
    Read more ...


  • Major Internet outage along East Coast has caused large parts of the web to crash - again

    2 days ago - By Washington Post

    According to the tracking website Down Detector, sites such as UPS, USAA, Home Depot, HBO Max and Costco were among those affected by the outage.
    Read more ...