from the seriously-bored-teenagers dept.
judgecorp writes "Distributed denial of service attacks have increased their bandwidth by 700 percent in the last quarter, according to DDoS specialist Prolexic. the average bandwidth has gone up from 5/9Gbps to 48.25Gbps — and the number of packets-per-second is also up. However, claims of a 300Gbps attack on Spamhaus are almost certainly false."
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-- Winston Churchill