back to article Huge DDoS attack against US financial institution thwarted

Akamai says it thwarted a major distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack aimed at a US bank that peaked at 55.1 million packets per second earlier this month. The network traffic flood hit on September 5 against the unnamed finance giant Akamai describes as "one of the biggest and most influential US financial institutions …

  1. Robert Halloran


    Screwing on my tinfoil hat good & tight, given the US presidential elections coming up next year, could this be dirty tricks by some nation-state actor looking to show "Those Guys" can't protect their peoples' finances, therefore you should re-install their Useful Idiot ?

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