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UK police use DDoS-style attacks on suspected drug dealer's phones

UK police tried DDoS style attacks to disrupt service on suspected drug dealer's phones in cases where they couldn't prosecute but were looking to interfere with the drug trade.

GitHub rides record-breaking DDoS attack that leveraged memcached servers

GitHub on Wednesday withstood the largest-ever recorded distributed denial of service attack in history, experiencing roughly 10 minutes of disruption during the onslaught, which was amplified using exposed memcached servers.