Microsoft has attributed the disruptions experienced in early June, affecting Outlook and its cloud platform, to cyberattacks.

Microsoft has attributed the disruptions experienced in early June

At the beginning of June, Microsoft experienced intermittent yet significant disruptions in their main office suite, which includes popular apps like Outlook email and OneDrive file-sharing. Their cloud computing platform was also affected. A mysterious hacktivist group took credit for these disruptions, asserting they overwhelmed the sites with excessive traffic through distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Initially, Microsoft hesitated to identify the cause, but they have now revealed that the DDoS attacks from this obscure group were indeed responsible. However, Microsoft has shared limited information and has yet to immediately address the extent of the impact on customers or whether it was a global issue.

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