This week’s top story picks from the Kentik team.
There was no shortage of industry news this week. Web companies put the brakes on hate site The Daily Stormer using their services. The EFF responded, “We would be making a mistake if we assumed that these sorts of censorship decisions would never turn against causes we love.” A new DDoS attack known as “pulse wave” was uncovered with its clockwork-like traffic spikes. DDoS attacks hit a bunch of Blizzard Entertainment games. And the biggest shipping company, Maersk, said a single attack cost it nearly $300 million.
Here are those headlines and more: