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GitHub and the memcached DDoS amplification attack of 1.35 Tb/s

GitHub and the memcached DDoS amplification attack of 1.35 Tb/s

GitHub survived a DDoS attack of 1.35 TB/s. How? They paid someone else to figure it out, as they should. If you leave your memcached servers listening on UDP and open to the Internet, they will certainly be used to amplify DDoS attacks. During the event described in the article, which happened on February 28th, GitHub had to move all their...

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