Monday, December 6, 2021

Microsoft thwarts record‑breaking DDoS attack

The attack, which clocked in at 2.4 Tbps, targeted one Azure customer based in Europe

Microsoft has revealed that it thwarted a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack that clocked in at a whopping 2.4 terabytes per second (Tbps). The onslaught, which targeted an Azure customer in Europe, surpasses the previous record holder – a 2.3 Tbps attack that was mitigated by Amazon Web Services (AWS) last year. It also dwarfs the previously largest DDoS attack (1 Tbps) on Azure from 2020.

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