Facebook says ‘no malicious exercise behind’ service outage

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Oct 5 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) mentioned on Tuesday “there was no malicious activity behind” a defective configuration change that knocked all of its companies off the web for hours a day earlier.

The firm earlier had not made clear whether or not the configuration change had been deliberate or whether or not somebody intentionally interfered with its servers.

Reporting by Paresh Dave
Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

Facebook app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo