The largest DDoS attack ever recorded was repelled
So, someone is extremely motivated to prevent the company in question from doing its job. The peak attack alone was 704.8 Mpps, which is about seven percent stronger than the one from July, which was 659.6 Mpps. By the way, “mpps” means generated “packets” per second and in this case it is 704.8 per second.
While 75 attacks were carried out in July, there were 201 of them in August. Traffic came from as many as 1813 IP addresses, and a month earlier from 512 of them. At the same time, which is unprecedented, these 1813 active IP addresses were reached after only 60 seconds. .
That the attackers knew very well what they were doing is confirmed by the fact that they attacked the company’s primary data center, as well as six data centers in locations in Europe and North America.
A lot of official and specific information is missing, but it seems that the attack has a lot to do with the conflict between Ukraine and Russia.
By the way, DDoS is a type of attack that means preventing access to a computer system using numerous scattered resources that are mostly found on the Internet. A common way to prevent access to a computer system or systems is by overloading the computer network by sending multiple requests to the server, so as to stop legitimate traffic to those servers.
The goal of the attack is to break the security systems that protect the servers so that valuable information stored on the servers can be obtained. Certainly, if the mentioned company is in some way involved in the conflict, the opposite party wants to disable it in any way. In modern times, DDoS is one of the most devastating…