Sumary of Thousands Of Websites Slowly Coming Back Online After Akamai Implements “Fix”, Says “Not Cyberattack”:
- Update (1343ET): Websites worldwide are slowly coming back online as Akamai tweets the ongoing situation “was not a result of a cyberattack on the Akamai platform.
- “We are continuing to monitor the situation and can confirm this was not a result of a cyberattack on the Akamai platform.
- — Akamai Technologies (@Akamai) July 22, 2021At the peak of the disruption, at least 33,000 websites worldwide were offline due to Akamai experiencing DNS failures.
- Right now, around 14,000 remain offline, a dramatic decrease since Akamai announced it “fixed” the problem about an hour ago.
- * * * Update (1252ET): Earlier, we noted Akamai edge DNS was the issue behind tens of thousands of websites going offline worldwide.
- Akamai tweeted that they “have implemented a fix for this issue, and based on current observations, the service is resuming normal operations.
- — Akamai Technologies (@Akamai) July 22, 2021* * * Update (1249ET): DNS services appear to be coming back online after nearly 33,000 websites were offline due to DNS failure.
- It says:Identified – We are monitoring a global issue related to Akamai edge DNS that is impacting access to many internet resources, including Oracle cloud properties.