Krebs Website Offline After Akamai Withdraws DDoS Protection

Krebs’ site hit by huge DDoS attack this week.

By Steve Evans

Brian Krebs’s website has been knocked offline after Akamai Technologies stopped protecting it from a sustained DDoS attack that has been hitting the site since Tuesday.

Yesterday Infosecurity Magazine reported on the DDoS attack, which is thought to be one of the biggest ever recorded. Krebs himself said the site only remained online thanks to the work of Akamai engineers. Now however, Krebs’s site has gone offline after Akamai withdrew its protection.

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