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Battlefield 3 and Battlelog servers hit by attack aiming to overload back-end infrastructure

Battlefield 3 and Battlelog servers confirmed to have been hit by an attack

By Trace Hagan on May 8, 2013 02:44 pm CDT - 0 mins, 35 secs reading time

Players of Battlefield 3 might have noticed some outages earlier today. EA has confirmed that the Battlefield 3 and Battlelog servers were under an attack "aimed at overwhelming our back-end infrastructure." EA has not confirmed whether or not the attack has ended or who the responsible party is.

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Upon logging into Battlelog, users are presented the following message: "The current BF3 and Battlelog outages are a result of activity that appears to be aimed at overwhelming our back-end infrastructure. We will provide up to date information on our official channels, including the Battlefield Twitter account. Thanks for your patience!"

Let us know if you experienced any trouble logging into or playing Battlefield 3 or using the Battelog system.

Trace Hagan

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Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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