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GitHub Survives Record-Breaking DDoS Attack

What has been tagged the largest DDoS attack ever disclosed slammed into the servers of software development site GitHub at 17:21 UTC last Wednesday.

Large DDoS attacks have become occasional events in recent years but the statistics on this one were memorable, hitting a peak of 1350 gigabits per second with a follow-up reaching 400 gigabits per second.

For more details check out this article from Sophos Naked Security blog.


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