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Cloudflare claims to have blocked huge DDoS attack
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Peaked under 2 Tbps

Cloudflare claims to have blocked a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that peaked at just under 2 Tbps.

Microsoft’s Azure mitigates mega DDoS attack
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Largest in the world

Microsoft said its Azure cloud service mitigated a 2.4 terabytes per second (Tbps) distributed denial of service attack this year, at the end of August, representing the largest DDoS attack recorded to date.

Belgium government's IT bought down by DDoS attack
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China suspected 

Most of the Belgium government's IT network has been down today after a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack knocked offline both internal systems and public-facing websites.

It is still pretty cheap to bring down a company
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DDoS Darkweb prices competative

Cyber criminals are offering products on the Dark Web which are pretty cheap considering the damage they do.

DDoS attacks increase 180 percent in 2019
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Neustar reveals across-the-board growth in attacks

Securing outfit Neustar said that its Security Operations Centre (SOC) saw a 168 percent increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in fourth quarter of 2019, compared with the same period 2018.

Europol shuts largest DDoS outfit
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Thursday, 26 April 2018 11:19

Europol shuts largest DDoS outfit

Popular site

Europol officials have shut down WebStresser where users could register and launch DDoS attacks after paying for a monthly plan which started from 15 euro.

Cloudflare offers free DDoS protection
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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 11:21

Cloudflare offers free DDoS protection

Claims that DDoS will be history

Cloudflare is making protection against DDoS attacks free, regardless of how bad they are and claims that soon that method of bringing down a website will be history.

Man uses DDoS attacks to censor news he didn’t like
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No he was not an AMD, Nvidia, Intel or Apple fanboy

A 32-year-old Seattle man is in hot water after claims he launched a DDoS attack on a US-based legal services website to force it to remove a link about his past criminal conduct.

FCC spinning like crazy on DDoS attack
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Monday, 24 July 2017 11:11

FCC spinning like crazy on DDoS attack

Regulator is not providing the paperwork

The US FCC is acting suspiciously over a DDoS attack which apparently forced it to shut down its net neutrality comment system in May.


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