Security journalist Brian Krebs recently suffered a record-breaking DDoS attack to his his website, clocking in at or near a whopping 620 Gbps of traffic. Krebs’ site was down for over 24 hours, and it resulted in him having to leave his CDN behind.

While 620 Gbps is impressive, following the attack on Krebs, hosting provider OVH was on the receiving end of two gigantic DDoS attacks, one of them pushing over a terabyte per second of data!

These attacks were launched by a large botnet of hacked devices. Internet of things (IoT) devices, to be specific. And on Friday, September 30, the source… more


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