The National Australia Bank's "security paranoia" is being blamed as theroot cause of a five-hour outage that hit Internet banking services today.Full story-- ZDNet Australia.
A spokeswoman for AboveNet Communications Inc. (abov) confirmed the ISP has been experiencing network problems.
The Web site for the Motion PicturesAssociation of America -- which is at thecenter of the DVD movie decryption storm -- issuffering intermittent outages, and the group suspects computer vandals. Full story.
A day after the Web-hosting company filed for bankruptcy, executives are seeking to reassure some of the Internet's biggest names that their Web sites will remain functional.
Having fired previous vendor over downtime, Oregon hired American Institutes for Research in $5 million contract.
Organizations that don't include security as a criterion when building or buying software will see system downtime caused by security vulnerabilities grow from 5% of downtime in 2004 to 15% of downtime in 2008, according to Gartner.
CalTech, UMich and CERN team up to show just how fast data can move.
Common wisdom holds that the Internet was made to withstand nuclear attack. In reality, outages caused by bad network design and failures of critical pieces of equipment are becoming more commonplace, said experts.
Service to CNN.com was interrupted for about an hour Friday, but the cause of the outage has not been determined, the company said.