Largest-ever DDoS attack record broken after five days

Earlier this month code repository GitHub was taken offline with a 1.3Tbps denial of service attack, which was the biggest one ever recorded at the time. But days later an even larger DDoS attack was suffered by a US service provider that measured 1.7Tbps. “In this case, there were no outages as the provider had taken [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.