Internet outage lays bare flaws

06 September 2020 - 00:04 By ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

A major internet outage last weekend has raised the spectre of cyberattacks leading to global online traffic disruption.

After an error in the configuration of routing equipment in its data centre, US internet service provider CenturyLink suffered a major outage, with a cascade effect across the world as the error spread to other internet service providers...

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