Two GIANT DDoS Attacks in Less Than a Week

2018-03-07 - By 

In a post on its engineering blog, Github said, “The attack originated from over a thousand
different autonomous systems (ASNs) across tens of thousands of unique endpoints. It was an
amplification attack using the memcached-based approach that peaked at 1.35Tbps via 126.9
million packets per second.”┬áThen, yesterday, Arbor Networks announced that record had been broken by a 1.7 TB attack!

Here is a TWiT Netcast discussing the attacks:

Posted In:  Security

Site Search

Search
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in comments
Search in excerpt
Filter by Custom Post Type
 

BlogFerret

Help-Desk
X
Sign Up

Enter your email and Password

Log In

Enter your Username or email and password

Reset Password

Enter your email to reset your password

X
<-- script type="text/javascript">jQuery('#qt_popup_close').on('click', ppppop);