The Google infrastructure was the subject of a significant distributed denial of service (DDoS) assault, which peaked at 46 million requests per second but was unsuccessful in doing any harm.
Google claims that there was a significant attempt to shut down one of its Cloud Armor clients. One of the biggest Layer 7 DDoS assaults ever documented was successfully thwarted by Google’s defences.
According to Google, the attack was so mighty that it was comparable to a day’s worth of Wikipedia visits occurring in only ten seconds. The attack, which occurred on June 1, peaked in a little over 10 minutes and was 76% greater than the previous record.
Google Cloud Armor uses load-balancing strategies to safeguard websites and apps (Layer 7) while ensuring the availability of online services. Although Cloud Armor states that it can handle over a million requests per second, it was able to manage a staggering 46 million. It immediately recognised the attack and gave the customer advice on a rule to stop the attacker.
Google provides Adaptive Protection, which examines typical traffic patterns to provide a baseline against which to assess threats. As a result, the system