Microsoft suffers authentication outage

Discussion in 'News Editions' started by Becky, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Becky

    Becky Webmistress Administrator

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2003
    Likes Received:
    867
    Location:
    Manchester
    Many users of Outlook, Hotmail, Xbox Online and Skype have found themselves locked out of their accounts today, as a result of an 'authentication outage' at Microsoft. The error caused passwords to be rejected or users to be told their account simply did not exist. The Inquirer has more:


    Read more here.
     
    Becky, Mar 7, 2017
    #1
    1. Advertisements

  2. Becky

    TriplexDread

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2003
    Likes Received:
    403
    Location:
    Where ever I want to be
    Yeaha having that problem trying to log in via my iphone. Tells me 'service not available' and to keep trying
     
    TriplexDread, Mar 7, 2017
    #2
    1. Advertisements

  3. Becky

    muckshifter I'm not weird, I'm a limited edition. Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2002
    Likes Received:
    686
    Location:
    In a Hovel
    I don't use Microsoft ... oh wait!

    :user:
     
    muckshifter, Mar 8, 2017
    #3
  4. Becky

    bootneck02

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2010
    Likes Received:
    416
    Location:
    Maidstone, Kent, UK
    And I definitely do NOT use Microsoft.:thumb:
     
    bootneck02, Mar 8, 2017
    #4
    1. Advertisements

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. muckshifter

    Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP

    muckshifter, Apr 24, 2002, in forum: News Editions
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,646
    muckshifter
    Apr 24, 2002
  2. Scott
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    1,406
    muckshifter
    Apr 27, 2002
  3. Scott

    Microsoft Windows Security Guide 1

    Scott, May 4, 2002, in forum: News Editions
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,143
    Scott
    May 4, 2002
  4. Eric Portelance

    Microsoft Boosts XBox Security

    Eric Portelance, Sep 24, 2002, in forum: News Editions
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,230
    Eric Portelance
    Sep 24, 2002
  5. Scott
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,837
    Scott
    Mar 20, 2003
  6. Quadophile

    Microsoft warning about dual logical processors!

    Quadophile, Jun 18, 2003, in forum: News Editions
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,322
    Quadophile
    Jun 18, 2003
  7. Ian

    Microsoft P2P on the horizon

    Ian, Jun 21, 2005, in forum: News Editions
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,524
  8. Becky

    Microsoft sues 'super-spammers'

    Becky, Oct 31, 2005, in forum: News Editions
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,496
    Becky
    Oct 31, 2005
Loading...