Outages

Wikipedia suffers outages in Europe, Middle East due to sustained DDoS attack

Wikipedia was offline across several countries in Europe and the Middle East Friday after the popular online encyclopedia was targeted in a distributed denial of service attack. The Wikimedia Foundation Inc., the non-profit organization that runs Wikipedia did not go into a lot of details about the attack but implied that the attack may have …

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3-part Plan to Minimize the Impact of Site Outages

“The site is down.” Few things worry developers as much as outages, especially on ecommerce sites where every minute represents lost revenue. But outages happen. To minimize their impact, plan for them. One of the trickier aspects is establishing priorities — what needs to be done first. Here’s my answer: Get back online. Communicate with …

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Comcast Xfinity Saw Outages Monday, Is Your Business Prepared?

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Xfinity customers around the country experienced widespread outages Monday. November 2017 Comcast Xfinity Internet Outages The issue, which Comcast called an external network issue, caused more than 40,000 customers to report issues between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday. An outage map from Down Detector showed that the outages were spread across …

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