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AT&T brings back after denial-of-service attack

A popular image-based bulletin board was brought back online by AT&T. In the statement released by AT&T, the company said that while most users thought adult content might have been the reason for the shut-down, the web service was in fact down due to a denial-of-service attack.

Dotster social media effort changes focus after massive downtime

Dotster social media team is busy revising their marketing strategy after a fire in a facility that stores 500 of its company’s servers caused 27 hours of downtime for their clients. The company has launched a widespread social media campaign just days before the incident. Now, instead of a planned campaign, the priority is shifting […]

MediaTemple suffers a 2-day long outage

On May 4, a major outage at MediaTemple placed their customers’ websites offline for nearly two days. In a statement issued by the company, only the grid hosting service customers were affected, and not the shared hosting customers. The company suffered a similar outage back in March, which lasted 38 hours.

Gmail outage

Gmail users experienced another outage today. Google expects to fix the problem by the morning of March 11. The company did not release any information of how many users were affected. Also, it is not clear whether both business and personal users are affected. If last year is any indicator, Gmail has been experiencing downtime […]

AT&T and Level3 outages disconnect Internet and mobiles

Four days ago, AT&T, Level3 and other large internet service providers experienced an unexpected downtime that cut both the Internet and mobile connections. Among those who were affected by this outage are people living in the Midwest and other areas of the United States. The cause was found to be a power failure at a […]

FlexiScale’ downtime woes put customers in doubt

Cloud storage provider FlexiScale went through an 18-hour downtime this week. Network failure, caused by “near simultaneous switch failure in the switches that connect the storage to the processing nodes” (source: The Register), left some customers wonder whether cloud computing’s ongoing troubles are living up to its puffed up expectations. According to reports, in a separate incident FlexiScale went offline for several days […]

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