Security researchers' warning over Linux feature used in biggest ever DDoS attack on Github

Nicholas Fearn
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GitHub targeted by 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack using Linux feature never intended to be exposed to the internet

The distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack targeting Github last week, which at its peak involved 1.3 terabits per second (Tbps) of traffic, has been attributed to the exploitation of a featur...

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