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. >>> >>> 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/> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l >> New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, >> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>