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Rainbow Six Siege Permanent Ban Wave

Ubisoft announces plans for a ban wave for Rainbow Six Siege to remove the worst offenders behind DoS and DDoS attacks in the tactical shooter. In a post on Reddit Ubisoft confirms that these bans will be permanent (thanks PCGamesN). They also say they are initiating legal action against attackers and those providing them services. Here's the plan:
DDOS, DOS, AND OUR NEXT STEPS
We have monitored an increase in the amount of DDoS and DoS attacks against our servers following the release of Operation Ember Rise. Below you will find our next steps for how we plan to address the situation and move forward.

NEXT STEPS

BAN WAVES

We have identified the worst offenders perpetuating these DDoS/DoS attacks, and will be initiating a ban wave. This will apply to both PC and Console players.
Impact: Players that have been found to be initiating DDoS/DoS attacks will be banned.
Target: Next Week, will continue as needed

REDUCING MATCHES PER SERVER
We currently host 3 matches per server. When a server crashes, or when a DDoS/DoS attack occurs, this results in 3 matches being impacted and taken offline. We are splitting this to have each server host a single match to reduce the impact
Impact: 66% reduction in the impact of DDoS/DoS attacks.
Target: End of this week

REMOVE ESCALATING ABANDON SANCTION
We have noted the unintended consequences of the escalating abandon sanction on players impacted by DDoS/DoS attacks. We are disabling this feature to reduce the longer term impact that is felt by legitimate players.
Impact: Reduce impact felt by legitimate players after a match has been ended via DDoS/DoS/Soft Booting.
Target: End of this week

NETWORK TRAFFIC MONITORING/MANAGEMENT
We are making adjustments to how we manage and monitor network data, and how we accept packets sent to our servers. We cannot provide details on this topic, as it will expose information that can be used to circumvent the work we are doing. This will have a substantial impact on DDoS, DoS, Soft Booting, and server stressing.
Impact: This will have a substantial impact on DDoS, DoS, Soft Booting, and server stressing.
Target: Early October

LEGAL OPTIONS
We have discussed the current situation with our legal team, and assessed our options. We will be issuing cease and desists to websites and people hosting these services.

Legal action against prominent DDoS/DoS attackers is in progress.
Impact: Reduce the availability of DDoS/DoS service providers
Target: Ongoing

WORKING WITH MICROSOFT PARTNERS
Development is ongoing with our partners on the Microsoft Azure team, and we are working closely with them to develop both short and long term solutions.
Impact: This will have a substantial impact on DDoS, DoS, Soft Booting, and server stressing.
Target: Ongoing