Internet Shutdown globally: Next 48 hours Internet Users may Face network difficulties
Internet Shutdown Globally: Today Russia reported that internet users will face difficulties in the next 48 hours globally. Because of the key domain servers undergo routine maintenance. The Russian news organization claims that Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will carry out a maintenance work of domain servers and related network infrastructure during this 48 hours by changing the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book or the Domain Name System (DNS). This maintenance work will result in downtime in internet activity across the globe.
Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) says that this maintenance work is a necessary thing to resist the increasing cyber attacks. The Communication Regulatory Authority states that to shut down the global Internet facility to make safe and secure Internet access. If the Internet service providers did not support for this change, then it will affect very badly for internet users.
The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will carry out maintenance work during this time period by changing the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book or the Domain Name System (DNS). This has been necessitated to counter the rising incidents of cyber attacks, the ICANN said.
Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) statement ” the global internet shutdown is necessary for ensuring a secure, stable and resilient DNS. “To further clarify, some internet users might be affected if their network operators or Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have not prepared for this change. However, this impact can be avoided by enabling the appropriate system security extensions,” it added.
The Internet is an essential thing in our life. Nowadays, global Internet usage is really high. In this situation, we may face difficulties in online transactions, accessing web pages, social media etc for the next 48 hours. Users may be taken it as a fake news. But it really clarified by referring the most trustful news sources. The Ndtv, economic times also reported this news.