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As you probably noticed, the websites we under attack for several days this week. The 1.5 billion malicious request overloaded the infrastructure, which led to long outages on all platforms, including the main site, the Blender Cloud and the Projects site. The Foundation did not receive any extortion communication, and the motives remain unclear, although speculation is of course abundant. Francesco Siddi has posted a final post-mortem report of the incident, and you can follow some of the history of it on Blender Artists.

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.

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