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Largest DDoS Attack in the History of the Internet at 300Gbps

 

Spamhaus has been the target of a DDoS attack, which has been reported to be the largest ever recorded in the history of the Internet at 300Gbps. Very few data centers have the aggregate network/carrier capacity of 300Gbps. But a 300Gbps DDoS attack is sure to put a nail in the coffin for any provider. In fact, it’s such a massive attack that it caused congestion for all Internet traffic. We’ve published an article on a novel and affordable way to mitigate a small scale DDoS¬†using readily available open source tools like Nginx and Varnish¬†using VPS nodes or dedicated servers.

Be sure to read the article since it explains the where, why, what, and who of DDoS!