Microsoft Outlook and other services experiencing downtime

Poor Microsoft. They can't get a break. Now, it seems, that Outlook users are suffering some downtimes. They are not just down because they are still on Microsoft products and can't get a Gmail account. No, they are, literally, down. You can check out the live updates here. The latest message is:

Operation Payback causes massive service interruptions

An ongoing campaign of DDoS attacks against 11, high-profile global targets has caused more than 550 hours of downtime and 742 service interruptions since September 17.