Largest DDoS of 2011 detected
SC Magazine UK: Posted: 21.11.11
The largest packet per second distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack of the year has been detected.
DDoS protection technology vendor Prolexic said the attack mitigated was the largest DDoS attack event in 2011 in terms of packets-per-second (PPS) volume, and it was targeted at "a large Asian customer and its DNS service provider".
Prolexic CTO Paul Sop said the attack, occurring between 5 and 12 November, was three times larger in PPS volume than the biggest attack it had mitigated previously, reaching 69 million PPS, a bandwidth of 45Gbps and 15,000 connections per second. ...