DDoS attacks grow in size and complexity

Though the overall number fell slightly, DDoS attacks became both bigger and more complicated in 2021 according to a new report from cloud-based managed security services platform F5 Silverline. By the final quarter of last year the mean attack size recorded was above 21 Gbps, more than four times the level at the beginning of 2020. Last year also saw the record for the largest-ever attack broken on several occasions. One attack in February 2021 measured 500 Gbps. The record was broken again in November with an attack weighing in at 1.4 Tbps -- more than five times larger than… [Continue Reading]
25 March 2022