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FBI: Wave Outage Not Part Of 'Coordinated Attack'; Vandalism Localized to Bay Area

4:20 p.m. UPDATE: The FBI released a statement saying it does not believe this was the result of a coordinated attack, and that the vandalism was confined to one location the Bay Area.

The statement does not clarify the location of the vandalism further than that.


The Sacramento field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seeks to clarify a statement made an internet service provider regarding a service outage reported during the morning hours of today, June 30, 2015. Despite the impact to customers in a variety of service areas in Northern California, the vandalism which resulted in the reported outages was confined to a single geographic location in the San Francisco Bay Area.

No additional details regarding this incident are available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this event are encouraged provide information. The Sacramento field office can be reached 24 hours a day by calling 916-481-9110. Tips can also be submitted online to or by calling 1-800-CALL-FBI.


SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - Wave customers in the Sacramento and Rocklin areas are experiencing an Internet connection outage in what Wave is calling a deliberate act.

The company posted this message on its support page Tuesday saying the outage is due to a "coordinated attack":

"Three major fiber cables connecting the region have been physically severed in what appears to be a coordinated attack on multiple internet carriers beginning at 4:20am Tuesday morning. Crews from the major carriers are on the scene making repairs but no ETA is available at this time. Updates will be available on our Outages page."

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