We recently got a Dedicated Denial of Service threat email. An empty threat, probably (so far so good). But still, we're about the right size of a business to target and any amount of research will show that sometimes these things are real. We were absolutely under no circumstances going to give criminals any money (it makes you a mark anyway), so instead, we took the opportunity to prepare, and make CodePen better in the process anyway.
- The Sliding Scales of Giving a F
- AWS White Paper on Preparing for DDOS
- New Relic
- Route 53