Several websites were temporarily unavailable on Thursday, following a disruption at an Internet service provider. In Germany For example, in the late afternoon, the pages of RTL, »image« and »focus« are not called. International technology companies such as Google, heroine and Microsoft as well as in banks and airlines America Affected.
Web service provider Akamai said in the evening European time that the problems had been resolved. The disruption was not caused by a cyberattack. About 40 minutes after the first failures, the first websites such as “Build.de” were available again, as announced by the “Build” newspaper in the evening.
Akamai previously reported problems with its Edge DNS service. This service, among other things, ensures that websites are accessible and protected from overload attacks, so-called DDoS attacks.
not until early june Several websites around the world were already unavailable for about an hour after the Fastly cloud service crashed. At the time, the British government, the Reddit platform and news portals of the Guardian, the New York Times, the Financial Times and the French newspaper Le Monde were affected.