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DoS attacks hit anyone, not just corporations
Network researchers at the University of California, San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering, and the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) performed the study which measured three one-week periods with short breaks between the monitoring times.
The researchers counted over 12,000 DoS attacks against 5,000 targets during the study period. Some attackers directed more than 600,000 message packets per second at their victims.
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