FBI and Homeland Security 'urgently investigating' whether AT&T outage was a CYBERATTACK - as security expert tells DailyMail.com it has all hallmarks of a hack

February 23, 2024

Federal agencies are 'urgently investigating' whether the massive cellular outage that plagued Americans on Thursday was a cyberattack. While the agencies have not shared details, a security expert told DailyMail.com that the outage has hallmarks of a hack. A meteorologist shared online that a solar flare had erupted from the sun around midnight on Thursday, noting that the ‘timing is interesting.’‘Yes, there was a strong solar flare reported around midnight. A solar flare ionization of the lower levels of the atmosphere which causes interference for long-range radios used by commercial airlines, military groups and government agencies. Some cellular networks appear to be coming back online, but that still leaves many asking the million dollar question of what triggered the massive outage,