Wednesday 27 March 2013

Update on DDoS

This is a follow-up to my previous post, and is itself followed up by "Update 2 on DDoS".

There's a great article on The Register about a recent, giant attack on Spamhaus, based on the Cloudflare blog. At its peak, for one hour, one of their upstream networks was receiving 300Gb/s of traffic - the highest ever reported for a DDoS.

Details below the fold...