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DDoS attacks more than double in Q2 - study

Wednesday 19 August 2015 | 09:11 CET | News
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DDoS attack activity set a new record in Q2, increasing 132 percent compared to Q2 2014 and increasing 7 percent compared to Q1, according to a report by Akamai Technologies. Average peak attack bandwidth and volume increased slightly in Q2 compared to Q1, but remained significantly lower than the peak averages observed in Q2 2014. For the past three quarters, there has been a doubling in the number of DDoS attacks year over year. In Q2, there were 12 attacks peaking at more than 100 Gbps and five attacks peaking at more than 50 Million packets per second (Mpps). Shellshock, a Bash bug

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Companies: Akamai Technologies
Countries: World
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