The issues started being reported on Facebook and Twitter from panicked business owners at around 9am HST and is still ongoing. If you are a business owner using Square, this is likely going to affect you. An outage of this scale and magnitude is usually due to a hack – payment processors have extensive, redundant networks. This kind of thing doesn’t happen by accident.
Here’s the magic link if you’re a Square customer: https://www.issquareup.com/
That website is Square’s official page and they will be posting updates on this outage there. Hopefully service will be restored soon.
Stay safe out there
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