If you are experiencing issues uploading or downloading files, or if images on your website are not loading please be aware that there is a major issue with Amazon’s image services. Websites all across the East Coast and Mid West are experiencing issues with images not loading and users unable to upload or download files impacting a large part of the Internet that utilizes Amazon services. Did Amazon get hacked by Russia? Who knows but it sure feels reminiscent of Octobers Massive East Coast Internet outage! Either way we are sure that Amazon is all over it and that their technical team is working hard to fix the issue and get the services back up. We will be monitoring the status of this issue closely and will keep you posted of all updates!
You can view the status on their website here: https://status.aws.amazon.com/
UPDATE 2:23pm EST: Media Coverage Confirms Amazon Outage! https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/28/amazon-aws-s3-outage-is-breaking-things-for-a-lot-of-websites-and-apps/