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

Filip Hruska fhr at
Fri Sep 23 18:15:01 UTC 2016

While we are on topic of DDOS, it looks like it's quite a storm now.

According to this WHT post [1], some large server providers were 
recently attacked, and many are still being attacked with quite a large 
bandwidth, ie 1Tbps attacks against OVH. [2], [3]



On 23.9.2016 20:02, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Grant Ridder <shortdudey123 at> said:
>> Didn't realize Akamai kicked out or disabled customers
> Any business is likely to kick out customers that cost them much more
> than they are being paid (under relevant contract terms of course).
> Since his blog was being hosted for free, it isn't surprising that
> Akamai told him they couldn't do that anymore.
> It certainly isn't fair to expect Akamai (and their paying customers) to
> deal with that.

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