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Web down: Thousands of sites worldwide go dark after cloud services provider Akamai reports DNS ‘issue’

Google, AT&T, Amazon Web Services, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and GoDaddy domain services were among the companies that started reporting outages on Thursday morning. Gaming platforms Steam and PlayStation Network, travel services Expedia and Airbnb, shipping giants UPS and FedEx, and banking and financial institutions such as Chase, Discover, Capital One, …

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CIA spying scandal in Switzerland shows the best way for intelligence services to read your messages is to OWN the platform

On May 12, the head of Switzerland’s federal intelligence service (Nachrichtendienst des Bundes, NDB), Jean-Philippe Gaudin, announced his resignation. Local media reports say Gaudin’s departure stems from a falling-out with Defense Minister Viola Amherd over his handling of the Crypto AG scandal – namely, he failed to inform her about …

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Flights grounded, 911 services down amid widespread communications outages after blast damages AT&T building in Nashville

The telecom giant declined to say how widespread outages were, but confirmed that one of its buildings, housing telephone exchange network equipment, was “affected” by the explosion, causing “some” service interruptions. “We are in contact with law enforcement & working as quickly as possible to restore service for some customers …

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