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Microsoft Fended Off a Record 2.4 Tbps DDoS Attack Targeting Azure Customers


Microsoft announced on Monday that its Azure cloud platform successfully mitigated a 2.4 Tbps distributed denialofservice (DDoS) assault against an undisclosed European customer in the last week of August, topping a 2.3 Tbps attack.

The attack is thought to have originated from a botnet of some 70,000 hacked devices spread across AsiaPacific countries like Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, and China, as well as the United States.