netsec/ Q3-2016: State of The Internet Security Report by Akamai

akamaiAkamai publish the Q3 2016 State of the Internet Security Report.

TL;DR:

DDoS Attacks in Q3 2016 vs Q3 2015:

71% increase in total DDoS attacks

77% increase in infrastructure layer (layer 3&4) attacks

138% increase in attacks > 100Gbps: 19 vs 8

DDoS attacks, Q3 2016 vs. Q2 2016:

8% decrease in total DDoS attacks

8% decrease in infrastructure layer (layers 3 & 4) attacks

58% increase in attacks > 100 Gbps: 19 vs. 12

Web application attacks, Q3 2016 vs. Q2 2016:

4% decrease in total web application attacks

6% increase in SQLi attacks

13% decrease in attacks sourcing from the U.S. (new top source country)

79% decrease in attacks sourcing from Brazil (previous top source country)

Web application attacks, Q3 2016 vs. Q3 2015:

18% decrease in total web application attacks

21% increase in SQLi attacks

67% decrease in attacks sourcing from the U.S.

Ref: Akamai

Date: November 18, 2016 at 03:32AM

Author: Akamai

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