Sony Server was DDOS with 263.35 Gbps of Traffic, Now Back Online
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John Smedley, President of Sony Online Entertainment (SOE), tweeted yesterday that Sony was under a massive DDoS attack, saying that games were impacted and that the bad traffic was being filtered with the help of Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
263.35 Gbps Attack sent to a sony server. RIP Bitches. Another Month of Maintenance.
— Fame (@FamedGod) August 24, 2014
On twitter FamedGod tweeted that they pulled the DDoS by abusing NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers, which blasted 263.35Gbps of bad traffic towards one Sony server. This is also another biggest DDOS attack, and earlier the DDOS attack was noted of 400 GBps which hits the cloudfare European server.
On this incident also hackers have carried out amplification attacks through NTP servers have become more frequent in the second quarter of the year. Hacker have leveraged vulnerable NTP servers to perform DDOS.
With this FameGod have also published a video, which explains that Sony have did not implement sufficient security measures to its network following the 2011 incident, which resulted in the theft of personal details from about 77 million user accounts.