Breaking: Major Websites Around the World Down as Cloud Service Fastly Crashes

From social media platforms like Twitch and Reddit to a number of websites across the Internet to news outlets including the Financial Times, the Guardian and the New York Times, users have seen the error message “Error 503 service unavailable”. This said to be due to an unknown source in the cloud services company Fastly, a cloud computing company that provides services ranging from cloud security to content delivery networks (CND). The disruption has also affected official websites and shopping sites, including Amazon and PayPal, while Facebook, Twitter, messaging sites Microsoft Teams, and Slack appear to be ineffective.

“We are currently investigating the potential impact of performance with our CDN services,” Quickly says on its service status page. You can quickly check the status of specific websites and servers here. The websites of major foreign newsletters, such as the New York Times, The Guardian, CNN International, Vox and the BBC, their cloud service providers, quickly, went down after an accident. The websites of Amazon, the UK government and Reddit also attacked.

Quickly posted on his website they have identified this error and fixed it. “The matter has been identified and a solution has been implemented. With the return of global services, customers can feel the increased core burden,” it said. Most websites are up and running now. Alex Horn, UK technology editor at The Guardian, tweeted: “The Guardian has quickly discovered the failure of a content distribution network (CDN) operated by a huge Internet spread, affecting websites including http://Gov.uk, Amazon and Reddit.” “The Guardian has quickly discovered the failure of a content distribution network (CDN) operated by a huge Internet spread, affecting websites including http://Gov.uk, Amazon and Reddit.”

Sites showing “503 error” when trying to access. The message ‘503 service unavailable’ indicates an error response code that the server is not ready to handle the request. Common causes are a server that is down for maintenance or it is overloaded. Foreign cable websites such as Bloomberg, Reuters, the Associated Press, and even news outlets such as the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine not been attacked, and are doing well.