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+ - Spamhaus Attack: Did Biggest Cyber-Attack in History Really Break the Internet?->

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DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 writes "So was it the biggest attack in history and did it almost break the internet? Yes and no.
Yes it was the biggest DDoS attack which has ever been reported — and by some way. But no, the attack did not break the internet or come anywhere near breaking it.

While 300Gpbs of data being fired at a single data centre or ISP will almost centainly knock it offline, the backbone of the internet is made up of hubs which handle data measured in terabits per second rather than gigabits on a daily basis."

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