Google Resolves Gmail Outage

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Jim Manico, OWASP Global Board Member

August 12, 2008

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Gmail users were without their e-mail service for two hours on Monday thanks to a systemwide outage beginning around 2 p.m. PT."The issue was caused by a temporary outage in our contacts system that was preventing Gmail from loading properly," according to the Gmail Blog. "We've identified the source of this issue and fixed it."

Google says it plans to further investigate the matter and update its "internal systems and procedures accordingly."WebProNews

About the Author(s)

Jim Manico

OWASP Global Board Member

Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

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