911 services down in multiple US states

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  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    911 services down in multiple US states
    Most services are now restored. No technical reason for the outage given
    September 29, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/911-services-down-in-multiple-us-states/
     
  2. EASTER

    EASTER Registered Member

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    Of course not.
     
  3. mood

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    911 outages have become a fact of life — are we even fixing this?
    The names have changed, but the failures continue
    September 29, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/29/21494652/911-outage-centurylink-lumen-intrado
    KrebsOnSecurity: Who’s Behind Monday’s 14-State 911 Outage?
     
  4. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

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    This & apple services going down at the same. Anybody else thinking a nation-state testing their nefarious wares.
     
  5. xxJackxx

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    My first thought was a possible ransomware attempt but I could go either way.
     
  6. mood

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    911 vendor Intrado takes responsibility for widespread outage
    October 2, 2020
    https://statescoop.com/911-outage-intrado/
     
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