In the Russian segment of social network “Vkontakte” was a large – scale failure, users were unable to access their pages and private messaging.
“This is an opportunity of a hacker attack, the problem with the equipment in the data center where there could be shortages of supply. In addition, it could be the simplest option – when repair work is cut the cable that leads to data centers and other stations”, – such opinion was expressed by the head of information-analytical Agency Telecom Daily Denis Kuskov in an interview to IA “NSN”.
According to Kuskov, the social network is probably prepared for such disruption and has harvested booking system. An expert in the field of information security, urged users loyal attitude to personnel. The expert also reminded that such failures, when for a few hours, or even for the whole day, “sat” Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.
the Failure in the social network “Vkontakte” was estimated at about 16:40 Moscow time. Users have reported problems with access to social network pages and delays in loading. In addition, part of the profiles began to appear as deleted accounts.
the Most frequently reported by residents of Moscow and St. Petersburg. In addition, faults fixed in Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk and other Russian cities.
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