Posts Tagged ‘ddos’

Akamai mitigated a record-breaking DDoS attack that peaked 900Gbps

Akamai reported that on February 23, 2023, at 10:22 UTC, it mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever. The attack traffic peaked at 900.1 gigabits per second and 158.2 million packets per second. The record-breaking DDoS was launched against a Prolexic customer in Asia-Pacific (APAC). “On February 23, 2023, at 10:22 UTC, Akamai mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever launched against […]

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Cybercriminals create new methods to evade legacy DDoS defenses

The number of DDoS attacks we see around the globe is on the rise, and that trend is likely to continue throughout 2023, according to Corero. We expect to see attackers deploy ever higher rate request-based or packets-per-second attacks. “DDoS attacks have historically focused around sending packets of large sizes with the aim to paralyze and disrupt […]

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Google says it stopped the largest DDoS attack ever recorded in June

One of Google’s customers was targeted with the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack ever recorded, according to a report the company released this week. Attributed to Google Cloud Armor Senior Product Manager Emil Kiner and Technical Lead Satya Konduru, the report details the June 1 incident, in which a Google customer was hit with a […]

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