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263.35 Gbps of traffic aimed at one Sony server during DDoS attack

2014/08/25

Softpedia - (International) Users of Sony's PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment services experienced issues and were unable to sign in August 24 after the services were hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that was claimed by the attacker to peak at 263.35 Gbps. A separate group attempted to take credit for the attack and tweeted a bomb scare regarding a Dallas-to-San Diego flight that was carrying a Sony executive.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/263-35-Gbps-of-Traffic-Aimed-At-One-Sony-Server-During-DDoS-Attack-456205.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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