Earlier this month, a group known as Anonymous Sudan took credit for a service outage that disrupted access to Outlook, OneDrive and a handful of other Microsoft online services. After initially sharing little information about the incident, the company confirmed late Friday it had been the target of a series of distributed denial-of-service attacks. In a spotted by the (via ), Microsoft said the attacks “temporarily impacted” the availability of some services, adding they were primarily designed to generate “publicity” for a threat actor the company has dubbed Storm-1359. Under Microsoft’s threat actor , Storm is a temporary designator the company employs for groups whose affiliation it hasn’t definitively established yet.
“We have seen no evidence that customer data has been accessed or compromised,” the company said.
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