Some interesting statistics on DDoS attacks

DDoS attack statisticsAccording to the results of the research conducted by Kaspersky Lab, in the first quarter of 2018, 23095 DDoS attacks were detected using botnets, which, in turn, was 11% less than in the fourth quarter of 2018, when 25929 attacks were recorded .

Created at2018-12-21 15:36

Interesting information according to research conducted by Arbor Networks, Verisign Inc. and other companies in 2018:

  • 2000 DDoS attacks are carried out daily; - $ 150 - the cost of the attack, which is able to stop the activity of a small company for a week;
  • approximately 2/3 of those participating in the research (63%) noted that they suffered from DDoS attacks during the year;
  • bringing direct losses and loss of users, DDoS attacks have a direct impact on the productivity of the staff;
  • six or more times a year, 11% of respondents were subjected to DDoS attacks. Over the past year, powerful DDoS attacks managed to “put” 46% of the attacked resources for more than 5 hours, and 23% of the resources “lay” for more than 12 hours, except that a third part of all downtime was caused by DDoS attacks.

According to the results of the research conducted by Kaspersky Lab, in the first quarter of 2015, 23095 DDoS attacks were detected using botnets, which, in turn, was 11% less than in the fourth quarter of 2014, when 25929 attacks were recorded.

Also, the statistics of Kaspersky Lab informs about 12281 DDoS-attacks that subsequently suffered in the first quarter of 2018, which is 8% less than in the fourth quarter of 2018 (13312 targets). Canada, China and the United States are the most frequently attacked, and they are ranked by DDoS attacks. The record for the duration beats the DDoS-attack, which lasted six days (140 hours), it was recorded in the first quarter of 2015. And the most attacked resource for the same period, lasted three months and withstood 21 attacks. SYN-DDoS and HTTP-DDoS were the most common scripted DDoS attacks using botnets in the first quarter of 2015.

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