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U.S. State Department hit by system-wide email outage - official
August 18, 2017 / 3:26 PM / a month ago

U.S. State Department hit by system-wide email outage - official

People wait outside the State Department in Washington, U.S., June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department’s email systems have been hit by a broad outage, a State Department official said on Friday.

“The State Department is experiencing a system-wide unclassified email outage,” a State Department official said on condition of anonymity. “We are working to restore service as soon as possible. Other communication systems are available and being used.”

Reporting by Yeganeh Torbati; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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