Over the past week, internet hosting company, OVH has suffered a massive DDoS attack with peaks of over 1Tb/s of traffic. This is the biggest DDoS attack known to date.
The founder and CTO of OVH tweeted: This botnet with 145607 cameras/dvr (1-30Mbps per IP) is able to send >1.5Tbps DDoS. Type: tcp/ack, tcp/ack+psh, tcp/syn,” and “last days, we got lot of huge DDoS. Here, the list of ‘bigger that 100Gbps’ only. You can see the simultaneous DDoS are close to 1Tbps!”.
KrebsonSecurity also suffered a huge attack of between 620 and 665 Gbps last week.