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DDoS attacks up 180% to 1,510 in Q3 - Akamai

Wednesday 9 December 2015 | 09:01 CET | News
Distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks reached a new record in Q3, rising to 1,510, an increase of 180 percent compared to a year earlier and 23 percent compared to Q2, according to the latest "State of the Internet: Security" report by Akamai Technologies. However, in spite of the record numbers, on average the attacks were shorter with lower average peak bandwidth and volume. Megaattacks (greater than 100 Gbps) were fewer, with eight recorded in Q3 compared to 12 in Q2 and 17 in Q3 a year ago. The largest bandwidth DDoS attack in Q3 measured 149 Gbps, down from the peak 250 Gbps DDoS

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