World record broken again! DDoS attack exceeds 1.7 terabits per second

Just days after it was revealed that a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on GitHub had been measured at a record-breaking peak of 1.35 terabits per second, another attack has raced past, and claimed the world record at a mind-blowing 1.7 Tbps.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

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GitHub was hit by the most powerful DDoS attack in history

Last week GitHub was the victim of the largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in history.

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Sysadmins who fail to change default configurations, leave petabytes of data at risk

Sysadmins – if you don’t change the default settings, there’s a danger that you could be exposing your company’s secret data to the rest of the world.

Read more in my article on the Lumension State of Security blog.

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