Release 9 Notes – Functionality and Feature Updates. Dotcom-Monitor is continuing to add functionality that increases performance, adds flexibility, and gives the user more control over their monitoring.
Dec. 19, 2013 – Dotcom-Monitor, a web performance monitoring company, detected a short spike in connection times to the Target.com website that occurred on Dec. 18, 2013 at approximately 12:30 pm CST. The spike in connection time at the Target.com website corresponded to widespread announcements in the media that Target had suffered a massive data breach. According to news sources, such as the Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times and others, Target credit card systems were hacked and user information was exposed in its entirety, including security codes (CVV numbers), credit card numbers, names, addresses – to unknown perpetrators.
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The outages continue for Network Solutions. Dotcom-Monitor is currently tracking a Network Solutions email deliverability issue due to email blacklisting, as well as a separate DNS issue that occurred earlier this year.
Amazon Down! – Dotcom-Monitor is tracking an Amazon.com website outage that started at approximately 1:55pm CDT August 19, 2013. To test the current status of Amazon click here.
New York Times Website Down – The New York Times online publication NYTimes.com suffered a website outage late Wednesday morning, Aug. 13, 2013.