Huge DDoS Attack Brings Down Twitter, Spotify And AirBnB

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Following the news that Discord, a free VoIP service designed for gaming communities, has had its chat servers abused to host malware, security experts from MWR Infosecurity, Imperva, FireMon, Plixer, Synopsys and Tripwire commented below.

“DDoS is not a new form of attack in of itself, but methods and strategies around DDoS continue to evolve in the form of larger and more orchestrated attacks. Often, the measure of the level of sophistication of a DDoS attack comes in the form of measured throughput,” said Paul Calatayud, CTO at FireMon.