Google unveils the details about one of the largest DDoS attack in 2017.

Cyberattacks have become very common in some of the most popular tech companies. Ever since the market has completely become digitally dependent and uses data to figure out the best approach for business, data has become extremely important for everyone. It is one of the reasons why hackers have been trying to steal data from companies and sell them on the dark web. Now, the Google Cloud team has revealed that it had a DDoS attack in 2017 which was meant for Google service back in September 2017 and which clocked at 2.54 Tbps. 

It is to date the largest DDoS attack ever. In a report published at the same time, Google Threat Threat Analysis Group analyzed a lot of high-end threats on the company server, carried out by state-sponsored threat actors. The attack was detected from China and used four Chinese Internet service providers called the (ASNs 4134, 4837, 58453, and 9394). As per the details, the attack was a humiliation of a six-month campaign and used various attack forms on Google’s server infrastructure. So why did Google reveal the information about the attack after three years? 

As per the company, there has been an increasing trend of nation-state hacker groups abusing DDoS attacks to disrupt targets. Also, there can be a time in the future where we could see another such attack which can be even larger than this. The revelation about the attack was only meant to make people aware of it. Since the internet bandwidth is increasing constantly, so will the speed of such threats.

SourceZdnet

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