I am also curious about this. 



> On Oct 20, 2019, at 2:55 PM, RhinosF1 - <rhino...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Any idea of when an incident report may come out?
> 
> RhinosF1
> Wikimedia User & Incident Reporter
> 
> On Fri, 20 Sep 2019 at 00:29, Heather Walls <hwa...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hello again,
>> 
>> As a follow-up to my last note on the September 6th DDoS attack, we wanted
>> to provide you with an update. There have been no further attacks in the
>> last week and our sites are now running normally. Our SRE team is
>> continuing to monitor the situation.
>> 
>> Based on what we learned in this attack, our security and engineering teams
>> are researching and putting together plans for more protection of our
>> infrastructure to address any potential attacks in the future.
>> 
>> We appreciate everyone’s support, particularly the folks on the SRE team,
>> in helping to restore access.
>> 
>> Yours,
>> Heather
>> 
>> On Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 4:25 PM Heather Walls <hwa...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> 
>>> By now you are likely aware that the Wikimedia sites suffered from a
>>> relatively significant botnet driven DDOS attack on September 6th, taking
>>> them offline in several countries throughout the day. This primarily
>>> affected Wikipedia access in Europe and the Middle East. We posted a
>> short
>>> update of the event on our website.[1]
>>> 
>>> I would like to thank everyone who stepped up to support the restoration
>>> of our projects, including the fast reporting of community members
>>> throughout the world and our security and engineering teams who worked
>> long
>>> hours to address many complex issues surrounding the attack and our
>>> response—the Site Reliability Engineering team in particular.
>>> 
>>> The Wikimedia Foundation leadership team is proud to work with such
>>> talented and dedicated staff and supporters.
>>> 
>>> Yours,
>>> Heather
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 1.
>>> 
>> https://wikimediafoundation.org/news/2019/09/07/malicious-attack-on-wikipedia-what-we-know-and-what-were-doing/
>>> 
>>> "Today, Wikipedia was hit with a malicious attack that has taken it
>>> offline in several countries for intermittent periods. The attack is
>>> ongoing and our Site Reliability Engineering team is working hard to stop
>>> it and restore access to the site.
>>> 
>>> As one of the world’s most popular sites, Wikipedia sometimes attracts
>>> “bad faith” actors. Along with the rest of the web, we operate in an
>>> increasingly sophisticated and complex environment where threats are
>>> continuously evolving. Because of this, the Wikimedia communities and
>>> Wikimedia Foundation have created dedicated systems and staff to
>> regularly
>>> monitor and address risks. If a problem occurs, we learn, we improve, and
>>> we prepare to be better for next time.
>>> 
>>> We condemn these sorts of attacks. They’re not just about taking
>> Wikipedia
>>> offline. Takedown attacks threaten everyone’s fundamental rights to
>> freely
>>> access and share information. We in the Wikimedia movement and Foundation
>>> are committed to protecting these rights for everyone.
>>> 
>>> Right now, we’re continuing to work to restore access wherever you might
>>> be reading Wikipedia in the world. We’ll keep you posted."
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> 
>>> Heather Walls (she/her)
>>> 
>>> Chief Creative Officer
>>> Wikimedia Foundation
>>> https://wikimediafoundation.org
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> --
>> 
>> Heather Walls (she/her)
>> 
>> Chief Creative Officer
>> 
>> Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>
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