Akamai: We stopped record DDoS attack in Europe

Akamai Technologies squelched the largest-ever distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in Europe earlier this month against a company that was being consistently hammered over a 30-day period. According to the cybersecurity and cloud services vendor, the height of the attack hit on July 21, when over a 14-hour period it peaked at 659.6 million packets per second (Mpps) and 853.7 gigabits per second (Gbps).

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