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World Record DDoS Attack, Again

Bigger by the day: (via ZDNet) New world record DDoS attack hits 1.7Tbps days after landmark GitHub outage / http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-world-record-ddos-attack-hits-1-7tbps-days-after-landmark-github-outage/

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DoS Hijacking Routers

DoS vulnerability: (via PCW) Flaws let attackers hijack multiple Linksys router models / http://www.pcworld.com/article/3191385/security/flaws-let-attackers-hijack-multiple-linksys-router-models.html

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DDoS Increase In 2015 2nd Quarter

The lesson here is if it’s on the Internet it’s hackable. 7% in 2nd Quarter of 2015, and 132% from this time last year:  (via PCW) Attackers increasingly abuse insecure routers and other home devices for DDoS attacks / http://www.pcworld.com/article/2972701/attackers-increasingly-abuse-insecure-routers-and-other-home-devices-for-ddos.html

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Cyber Warfare

Cyberattacks, cease-fires, and through the looking glass: (via NPR) Report: To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine / http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2015/04/28/402678116/report-to-aid-combat-russia-wages-cyberwar-against-ukraine

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DoS Tsunami

'Largest' DoS attack hit Asian datacenter this year: / "Traffic hit upwards of 334Gbps, which accounts for tens of thousands of connections." (via ZDNet) http://www.zdnet.com/article/largest-denial-of-service-attack-ever-detected-hit-asian-datacenter/

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