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Vodafone network not down by Cyber Attack

Vodafone users in the UK experienced network downtime on their mobile phones, leading to speculations of a DDoS cyber-attack. Online network monitoring tool, Down Detector, suggested that the potential attack began at 6:18 GMT and would be resolved by the end of the day. Vodafone addressed the situation, assuring users that their staff was actively working on resolving the issue while maintaining operational messaging and call services. The impact of the downtime was most significant in Birmingham and Manchester, with services in other regions expected to be restored by the evening. However, Vodafone clarified that the service disruption was due to a misconfiguration error and not an external cyber threat.

Key points:
1. Vodafone users in the UK experienced network downtime, leading to speculations of a cyber-attack.
2. Down Detector suggested that the potential attack started at 6:18 GMT and would be resolved by the end of the day.
3. Vodafone assured users that their staff was actively working on resolving the issue while maintaining operational messaging and call services.
4. The downtime had a more significant impact in Birmingham and Manchester, with services in other regions expected to be restored by the evening.
5. Vodafone clarified that the service disruption was due to a misconfiguration error and not an external cyber threat.

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