Microsoft Azure and Outlook outages were caused by DDoS attacks

Microsoft has confirmed that outages to its Azure and Outlook services were caused by DDoS attacks, which the company puts down to the threat actor that it tracks as Storm-1359.

This follows the tech giant’s new nomenclature for threats, whereby Storm denotes a group that is in development. Otherwise known as Anonymous Sudan, it is said to be a politically motivated Sudanese gang of self-proclaimed “hacktivists,” who have already had run-ins with France, Denmark, and Sweden so far this year.

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Source: MSN News