The Burgeoning of DDoS Attacks
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are growing quickly, not simply in the number of attacks but also in intensity. In mid-2022, Cloudflare blocked a 26 million rps (requests per second) DDoS attempt. That Cloudflare event was the largest DDoS attempt known until mid-August 2022, when Google blocked the largest known Layer 7 DDoS attempt, clocking in at 46 million rps. Check here for more DDoS attacks (so far) in 2022.
For a fascinating visual of DDoS attacks, look at NETSCOUT’s live map.