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Idea from Andrew Sanders

Andrew Sanders

Title

VoIP Blackout—How a Single Configuration Error Turned off VoIP for Most of the US

Summary

VoIP is supposed to be about as dependable as old-school landlines, nowadays. This doesn't prevent a single error from causing the occasional massive screwup, however. On October 5th, a configuration error on the internet backbone prevented VoIP packets from connecting across the United States. Incidents like these prove the case for continued advanced monitoring capabilities.

Author

Andrew Sanders

Links

  • http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/10/05/level3_voip_blackout_cause/