Microsoft says it mitigated one of the largest ever DDoS attacks

Microsoft has revealed that in August 2021, it mitigated one of the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks ever recorded. The 2.4Tbps attack targeted an Azure cloud computing service client based in Europe and surprisingly resulted in minimal downtime for users. The size of the attack is second only to a 2.54Tbps DDoS attack directed at Google in 2017, though higher than any attack ever recorded on Azure previously. 

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