Wikipedia blames malicious DDOS attack after site goes down across Europe, Middle East

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    Yes, I did read about it at TV-teletext at German broadcaster ZDF.
    I just tried the German Wikipedia; I could reach it.
    From there the following quote in German:
    https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia#DDoS-Angriff_im_September_2019

     
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    NCSC issues DoS guidance following Wikipedia attack
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    The Wikimedia Foundation taps $2.5M from Craig Newmark to beef up its security
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