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Can Your ISP Stop a 40 Gigabit DDoS Attack?

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The 2008 Internet Security Report put out by Arbor Networks has this eye popping blurb…

Attacks Now Exceed 40 Gigabits …the largest DDoS attacks have now grown a hundredfold to break the 40 gigabit barrier this year. The growth in attack size continues to significantly outpace the corresponding increase in underlying transmission speed and ISP infrastructure investment