Last week, Facebook had what many think is its longest outage ever. As one might expect, many worried that a cyber attack may have caused the outage. In today’s video, Corey clears that up and discusses how a simple server configuration mistake can lead to a cascading failure. Watch the video below.
Episode Runtime: 2:38
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2k37INL6fmg
- Epic Facebook (and related site) outage – CNN
- Facebook outage not a hack – Wired
- Facebook blames server configuration change – NBC LA
- OFFICIAL blog post on the outage – Facebook
Chrome 0day in the Wild – Security Byte