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Cyberbunker against Spamhaus: the biggest cyber-attack in history

the biggest attack in history on the Internet is underway. Cyberbunker unleashed against Spamhaus and everyone's emails are now at risk.

by Il TestI burn

Twitter: @IlTestardoBlog

An imposing and relatively new type of cybernetic attack recently shot down on the internet and because of its unpublished proportions, has caused consequences for the entire Internet. The attack in question, defined by many as the greatest in history …

the biggest attack in history on the Internet is underway. The alarm was raised by the "New York Times" newspaper, which specifies that server congestion stems from a dispute between the Spamhaus, a non-profit organization that deals with spam, and Cyberbunker, a company that provides hosting with based in the Netherlands, more precisely in a former NATO bunker. The company was included in the Spamhaus blacklist, although it was specified that it does not host child pornography sites or linked to terrorist organizations. From this decision started the hacker attack that, through spam, put Spamhaus.Google's sites out of service in support of the non-profit organization in an attempt to help it absorb the flow of data and in an attempt to secure the network. US experts have indicated that the repercussions could be particularly serious for the Web, but Spamhaus has announced that it is able to face the attack.

Millions of users have experienced a slowdown in services like Netflix or have failed to enter numerous sites for a short period of time. According to many engineers working in the crucial infrastructure of the Web, the attacks are increasing and if the war between Spamhaus and Cyberbunker continues in thisescalation nuclear, e-mail and online banking services could also be "jammed".In the case of Cyberbunker, activists have suffered data flows never seen in any previous attack, reaching the peak of 300 billion bits per second. "The largest DDoS attack ever recorded," Patrick Gilmore, infrastructure manager for Akamai Networks, an American provider, told the New York Times. "Those from Cyberbunker are crazy. They've been caught, and now they think it's their right to keep spamming. "An attack of this kind practically unstoppable. Blocking a data flow to the DNS (Domain Name System) would mean closing all the global servers through which these flows pass, effectively closing entire portions of the network, thus affecting thousands of other sites. "The only way to remedy this is to understand who is launching it and stop it".

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