Massive drop in media, networks and government websites: They are investigating a possible cyber attack

Massive drop in media, networks and government websites: They are investigating a possible cyber attack
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Dozens of big news portals and streaming platforms were out of reach on Monday after a major digital service provider went down.

The impact of judgment on media such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Series CNN a the world from France.

Also very popular portals like Twitch y Reddit, as well as many of the official pages of British government. When trying to return to a page White House A message appeared saying that the portal “does not work”.

In addition, there has been a decline in broadcast platforms such as HBO Max, Hulu y Spotify.

They all use the same CDN (Content Delivery Network, Content Distribution Network) Quickly. And the website that specializes in detecting malfunctions of this kind, Down Detector, indicated that there was a “big mistake in the American company Fastly, the computer service provider.”

Fastly Report
Fastly Report

The provider reported on its website at 9.58 GMT that it was investigating “the potential impact on performance with its CDN services.” 30 minutes later it issued five updates with the same message: Continuing inquiries.

At 10.44 hrs, the technical team reported that the problem was fixed. Fifteen minutes later, about an hour after the first report, they mentioned it The solution has been implemented, but customers can still experience download delays while the service is restored.

Gradually, the portals became available again.

Quickly provides dynamic but hidden cloud computing services to many high-profile websites, helping them to store or “cache” content on servers around the world, allowing users to get more content quickly and easily instead of having to access the original content site server.

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According to Fastly’s report, the impact was practically global in scope.

Asia/Pacific: (Auckland (AKL), Brisbane (BNE), Dubai (FJR), Hong Kong (HKG), Melbourne (MEL), Osaka (ITM), Perth (PER), Singapore (SIN), Sydney (SYD) ), Tokio (HND), Tokio (TYO), Wellington (WLG), Singapur (QPG), Tokio (NRT))

South America: Buenos Aires (EZE), Bogota (BOG), Curitiba (CWB), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Santiago (SCL), Sao Paulo (CGH), São Paulo (GRU), Lima (LIM)

Europe: Amsterdam (AMS), Copenhagen (CPH), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), Frankfurt (HHN), Helsinki (HEL), London (LCY), London (LHR), London (LON), Madrid (MAD) ), Manchester (MAN), Marseille (MRS), Milan (MXP), Oslo (OSL), Paris (CDG), Stockholm (BMA), Vienna (VIE), Munich (MUC)

Norteamérica: Ashburn (BWI), Ashburn (DCA), Ashburn (IAD), Ashburn (WDC), Atlanta (FTY), Atlanta (PDK), Boston (BOS), Chicago (CHI), Chicago (MDW), Chicago (ORD) ), Chicago (PWK), Columbus (CMH), Columbus (LCK), Dallas (DAL), Dallas (DFW), Denver (DEN), Houston (IAH), Jacksonville (Jacks), Kansas City (MCI), Los Los Angeles (BUR), Los ngeles (LAX), Los ngeles (LGB), Miami (MIA), Minneapolis (MSP), Minneapolis (STP), Montreal (YUL), Nueva York (LGA), Newark (EWR), Palo Alto ( PAO), Phoenix (PHX), Portland (PDX), San Jose (SJC), Seattle (SEA), St. Louis (STL), Toronto (YYZ), Vancouver (YVR)

South Africa: Cape Town (CPT), Johannesburg (JNB)

India: Chennai (MAA), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL)

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