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Microsoft Fended Off a Record 2.4 Tbps DDoS Attack Targeting Azure Customers

Microsoft on Monday revealed that its Azure cloud platform mitigated a 2.4 Tbps distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in the last week of August targeting an unnamed customer in Europe, surpassing a2.3 Tbps attackstopped by Amazon Web Services in February 2020. “This is 140 percent higher than2020’s 1 Tbps attackand higher than any network volumetric event previously detected on Azure,