GitHub has revealed it was hit with what may be the largest-ever distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
The first portion of the attack against the developer platform peaked at 1.35Tbps, and there was a second 400Gbps spike later. This would make it the biggest DDoS attack recorded so far. Until now, the biggest clocked in at around 1.1Tbps.
In a post on its engineering blog, the developer platform said that, on Feb. 28, GitHub.com was unavailable from 17:21 to 17:26 UTC and intermittently unavailable from 17:26 to 17:30 UTC due to the DDoS attack.
Github said that at no point "was the confidentiality or integrity of your data at risk."
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