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#1 AplusWebMaster

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 11:45 AM

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Syria internet cut ...
- https://isc.sans.edu...l?storyid=13753
Last Updated: 2012-07-20 14:44:14 UTC ...(Version: 2) "... report claims that 90% of the Syrian prefixes disappeared from the BGP tables between 13:32 and 14:13 (UTC) earlier today (2012-07-19)... Thanks to NANOG*...
UPDATE: Gizmodo has some more information here:
http://www.gizmodo.c...internet-today/
UPDATE 2: More good information on the outage:
http://www.renesys.c...-internet.shtml

* http://mailman.nanog...uly/050437.html
"... confirmed, about 90% of the Syrian prefixes disappeared from the BGP tables between 13:32 and 14:13 (UTC) earlier today (2012-07-19)..."

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:39 PM

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Syria Internet kill switch thrown
- https://www.computer...ternet_in_Syria
Nov 29, 2012 - "Internet and mobile communications were shut down on Thursday morning in war torn Syria. Renesys Corp., a global Internet monitoring firm, earlier today reported a "major outage*" in Syria, and added that a kill switch had been thrown within the country. Renesys also reported that the Middle eastern country's primary Syrian Telecommunications Establishment and all of its customer networks are unreachable... Google's Transparency Report** notes that all of its services, including Gmail, Google Search and Google Maps, are inaccessible in Syria..."
* http://www.renesys.c...f-the-air.shtml

** https://www.google.c...report/traffic/

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:22 AM

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Syrian Internet appears to be largely restored
- https://www.computer...argely_restored
Dec 1, 2012 - "After a two-day outage, Internet access in war-torn Syria appears to be for the most part restored on Saturday, according to reports from several sources. "Renesys confirms a largely complete restoration of the Syrian Internet this morning, starting at 14:32:10 UTC (16:32 local time in Damascus)," according to a blog post from Internet-monitoring service Renesys*. Telecom companies providing access Saturday include Telecom Italia, Tata Communications, Turk Telecom, and PCCW, according to Renesys. The Google traffic report graph, which provides information about traffic to the company's services around the world, showed Internet traffic flowing again in Syria on Saturday..."
* http://www.renesys.c...n-syria-1.shtml

** http://www.google.co...d=1354398120000
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- https://blog.opendns...ffic-follow-up/
Dec 4, 2012 - "... on Thurs. Nov 29th 10 a.m. UTC, there was a sudden rise in the number of failing DNS queries (servfail DNS response) to domains whose name servers are hosted in Syria. These failing queries kept rising, ultimately reaching a peak at 4 p.m. UTC on Fri. Nov 30th.
> https://www.opendns....ian-queries.png
... Everything seemed to go back to normal around 2 p.m. UTC on Sat. Dec 1st. DNS queries to Syrian domains seemed to no longer be failing..."

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Edited by AplusWebMaster, 06 December 2012 - 10:23 AM.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 02:29 AM

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Syria disappears from Internet
- http://labs.umbrella...-from-internet/
May 7, 2013 - "At around 18:45 UTC the OpenDNS resolvers saw a significant drop in traffic from Syria. On closer inspection, it seems Syria has largely disappeared from the Internet. The graph below shows DNS traffic from and to Syria. The drop in both inbound and outbound traffic from Syria is clearly visible. The small amount of outbound traffic depicted by the chart indicates our DNS servers trying to reach DNS servers in Syria..."
> https://d1l5aqlryxcb...ne-1024x191.png
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Syria goes dark, once more
- http://ddos.arbornet...dark-once-more/
May 15th, 2013
>http://ddos.arbornet...Syria051513.jpg

Updated: as of 1:45pm ET ... ATLAS now shows Syria is back online...
> http://ddos.arbornet...ated051513.jpeg
 

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Edited by AplusWebMaster, 28 May 2013 - 03:18 PM.

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