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How GitHub Survived the Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded?

Analysis of GitHub Attack in connection with cyber security concepts.

GitHub, a famous online code management site used by millions of developers, was the subject of one of the largest verifiable DDoS attacks on record. This attack had a throughput of 1.3 Tbps, transmitting 126.9 million packets per second.

There were no botnets participating in the GitHub DDoS attack because it was a memcached DDoS strike. Instead, the attackers took use of the amplification effect of memcached, a prominent database…

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