Monday, 24 June 2019

BGP super-blunder: How Verizon today sparked a 'cascading catastrophic failure' that knackered Cloudflare, Amazon, etc

'Normally you'd filter it out if some small provider said they own the internet'

Verizon sent a big chunk of the internet down a black hole this morning – and caused outages at Cloudflare, Facebook, Amazon, and others – after it wrongly accepted a network misconfiguration from a small company in Pennsylvania, USA.…

via The Register - Data Centre: Networks

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