1Tbps DDoS the New Normal

That’s gonna leave a mark…

Last week, security news site KrebsOnSecurity went dark for more than 24 hours following what was believed to be a record 620 gigabit-per-second denial of service attack brought on by an ensemble of routers, security cameras, or other so-called Internet of Things devices. Now, there’s word of a similar attack on a French Web host that peaked at a staggering 1.1 terabits per second, more than 60 percent bigger.

Read more at arstechnica:

Record-breaking DDoS reportedly delivered by >145k hacked cameras
Once unthinkable, 1 terabit attacks may soon be the new normal

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