Microsoft URL being DNS sinkholed suddenly?

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Microsoft URL being DNS sinkholed suddenly?

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Has anyone else started getting DNS sinkhole threat alerts for the below domain? About half a day ago I started getting a tonne of sinkhole alarms from our PA for this URL. It looks to be a legitimate Microsoft domain and IP. In the PA threat log it comes up as Spyware.

 

skypedataprdcolase04.cloudapp.net

 

The PA threat vault shows the below:

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Anyone else seeing this and any word of why it is happening? I'm getting alerts all day and from a whole lot of different internal hosts.

 

Thanks

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It seemed to eventually stop itself overnight. I did notice the threat ID disappeared from the threat DB a couple of hours before my post, so maybe it took time for the PA's to sync and stop triggering alerts? Seems to be OK now.

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Same here, alerting around every 10 to 15 minutes. 

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i have got the same  thing to today , was it solved from your end .

 

all seem legit for me .

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It seemed to eventually stop itself overnight. I did notice the threat ID disappeared from the threat DB a couple of hours before my post, so maybe it took time for the PA's to sync and stop triggering alerts? Seems to be OK now.

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The DNS Security signature was disabled on 06/05/2020 14:22 PDT, and the Anti-Spyware DNS signature is no longer present with 06/07's release of the Antivirus package version 3372-3883. Please upgrade to this version (or later) to have the signature removed.

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