DDoS attacks rise 22% in Q3

Friday 24 October 2014 | 20:40 CET | News
A brute force approach characterised the most significant campaigns in Q3 as attackers shifted towards new attack methods and enhanced older attack methods to consume more bandwidth, according to Akamai's third quarter State of the Internet report. These record setting DDoS attack campaigns marked an 80 percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q3 compared to the prior quarter and a four-fold increase from the same period a year ago. The third quarter also saw an increase in average peak packets per second, recording a 10 percent increase over the previous quarter and a four-fold increase

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Akamai Technologies / Google
Countries: World
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