Cloudflare Thwarted Largest Ever HTTPS DDoS Attack

The DDoS attack originated from 121 countries and was powered by a small botnet of only 5,067 hacked IoT devices.

Debra Ahmed reports:

Cloudflare has reported stopping a record-breaking HTTPS DDoS attack (distributed denial of service attack) this month. The company claims this attack peaked at 26 million requests per second (RPS), making it the largest ever HTTPS DDoS flood recorded.

It is worth noting that in April 2022, Cloudflare reported stopping a similar attack that peaked at 15.3 million rps. Evidently, the latest attack is significantly larger than the previous one. Cloudflare is an American DDoS mitigation, SSL certificate service, and content delivery network.

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