Tuesday, 12 September, 2023
Square Experiences Day-Long Outage Due to DNS Error
Square, a popular fintech company, suffered a prolonged service outage due to a DNS (Domain Name System) error that lasted for an entire day. This outage disrupted the operations of numerous businesses and merchants that rely on Square's payment processing services. The incident highlights the critical importance of DNS infrastructure for online businesses and the need for robust redundancy and error recovery mechanisms in place to prevent such disruptions.