Australian media at night report a DDoS attack that is about to overtake the U.S. and Europe.
The attack is a so called NTP (Network Time Protocol) reflection attack, and described as the worst ever.
Hackers exploit protocol that synchronizes the clocks of computers and servers on the network.
At 23 o’clock yesterday local time the alarm went with the American company CloudFlare. Chief Matthew Prince leave the following message on Twitter:
– Very powerful NTP reflection attack hits us right now. Seems to be larger than # Spamhaus attack last year. Trying to stop it.