massive facebook outage presently

Jay Hennigan jay at
Mon Oct 4 19:30:09 UTC 2021

On 10/4/21 12:11, bzs at wrote:
> Although I believe it's generally true that if a company appears
> prominently in the news it's liable to be attacked I assume because
> the miscreants sit around thinking "hmm, who shall we attack today oh
> look at that shiny headline!" I'd hate to ascribe any altruistic
> motivation w/o some evidence like even a credible twitter post (maybe
> they posted that on FB? :-)

I personally believe that the outage was caused by human error and not 
something malicious. Time will tell.

However, if you missed the 60 Minutes piece, it was a former employee 
who spoke out with some rather powerful observations. I don't think that 
this type of worldwide outage was caused by an outside bad actor. It is 
certainly within the realm of possibility that it was an inside job.

In other news:

Jay Hennigan - jay at
Network Engineering - CCIE #7880
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