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Amazon post Valentine’s blues

Time will tell but Amazon services in the UK at least are heavily disrupted.
Reports coming in of App errors, website failures and Amazon Prime media streaming indicate substantial issue.

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The lack of holding page or message indicates that this is an unplanned issue.
Many causes of course for any outage but in the days of heightened awareness all users need to know if this is technical or malicious.

Severe system failure? Denial of service? Hack?

At this point we are talking of an outage so far of 15 minutes and counting…

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"Thoughts of an idle mind." Information Security professional.

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3 thoughts on “Amazon post Valentine’s blues

  1. UK website now seems better after an hour.
    But app still down

    Posted by harlekwinblog | 2015/02/15, 7:38 pm
  2. Amazon Web Services can be checked at the following URL, which implies no issues.
    http://status.aws.amazon.com

    Posted by harlekwinblog | 2015/02/15, 7:47 pm
  3. iOS app now functioning too.
    Now the wait to see if a cause is published.

    Posted by harlekwinblog | 2015/02/15, 7:47 pm

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