A distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) with large rates forwarded to one of the largest servers Minecraft, Detected and mitigated by Cloudflare Recently. The American company released details about the malicious campaign this Thursday (13).

According to the report, a person or organization, Mirai botnet to start 2.5 Tbps DDoS attack on Wynncraft server. The action from several vectors consisted of overflowing UDP and TCP data packets, which took about two minutes.

Cloudflare’s security systems, which delight players and terrify attackers, cyber attack was able to promptly and prevent malicious action. Had the campaign continued, hundreds of thousands of players would have been affected and temporarily lost access to Wynncraft.

The firm’s online security experts said it was the “largest bitrate attack” they’ve ever dealt with. Somebody Biggest DDoS attacks ever reported Targeting a Microsoft Azure customer in Asia, it peaked at 3.47 Tbps in November last year.


Report detailing the topic DDoS attack on Wynncraft brought more data on malicious campaigns using this method. According to the organization, ransom attacks, in which attackers demand payment in exchange for lowering the bitrate, dropped in the third quarter of this year.

On the other hand, the attacks BitTorrent protocolused for file sharing increased by more than 1,200% over the period. The main target of cybercriminals was Taiwan, which received 200% more attacks in the last quarter, while the USA, China and Cyprus were also scrutinized.

Source: Tec Mundo

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