Global Microsoft outage brings down Teams, Office 365, and Outlook

According to a news report, Microsoft has been hit with an outage of global proportions, affecting its cloud-based services including Teams, Office 365, and Outlook. Microsoft reported issues regarding the authentication of its cloud-based services around 21:25 UTC on 28 September 2020, and signalled that a number of users worldwide would be affected by the outage. Providing updates on Twitter, Microsoft said they were investigating the cause of the outage, but attributed a recent update to its cloud service infrastructure as a possible cause. The company further stated that they were working around the clock to mitigate and solve the issue.