Krebs on Security booted off Akamai network after DDoS attack proves pricey

Alex Wacker alex at
Fri Sep 23 18:02:56 UTC 2016

To be fair, he was getting the service for free. I wouldn’t really call
that a paying customer. Still not great from a PR standpoint though.

Alex Wacker

On September 23, 2016 at 2:00:10 PM, Grant Ridder (shortdudey123 at

Didn't realize Akamai kicked out or disabled customers

"Security blog Krebs on Security has been taken offline by host Akamai
Technologies following a DDoS attack which reached 665 Gbps in size."


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