A major Australian bank’s website has gone down. On Thursday, many major Australian banks, including Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, and ANZ, had internet crashes that affected customers.
Downdetector reported problems with the websites of ANZ, Westpac, St George, ME bank, Macquarie Bank, Allianz, and the Commonwealth Bank.
Multiple airlines in the United States and Australia also experienced outages early Thursday. That is, Including American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Virgin Australia, according to the BBC.
Numerous websites that were impact on Thursday gain recover within an hour. With some rerouting traffic to other providers. So, Without elaborating, companies like Hong Kong’s exchange and Southwest state they were examining the issue. Southwest said in an emailed answer to queries that the connection outage had no effect on its operations.
Australian technology pundit Trevor Long speculated that the wave of difficulties might be the result of difficulties with web services firm Akamai.
Akamai operates one of the biggest content delivery networks in the world (CDNs).
Earlier this month, an internal issue at another major CDN. Fastly, resulted in an hour-long outage at numerous high-profile websites. So, Including Amazon, Reddit, and the United Kingdom’s government website.