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In intternet to observations on attack traffic, the State of the Internet Report includes insight into DDoS attacks based on reports from Akamai’s customers. The report also examines the percentage of connections to Akamai from mobile network providers stafe “broadband” speeds more than 4 Mbps.
Their high-volume infrastructure attacks have had signatures that appear to be specially crafted to avoid detection by DDoS mitigation technology. Q2 Akamai Technologies, Inc.
The report, which provides analysis and insight into the global DDoS threat landscape, can be downloaded at www. Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs. Tom Leighton Pamela J.
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Reflection and amplification attacks were more popular in the second quarter of as compared to the same period inrepresenting more than 15 percent of all infrastructure attacks. While the use of server-based botnets has increased, the itsoknoproblembro Brobot botnet, also based on server infection, has remained a threat. By proceeding you agree to the recording and the akammai of your personal data. It is important to note, however, that the originating country as identified by the source IP address may not represent the nation in which an attacker resides.
By proceeding you agree to the recording and the use of your personal data. They potentially pose a significant danger to businesses, governments and other organizations.
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Tom Leighton Rick M. Following the introduction of “4K Readiness” in the First Quarter, State of the Internet Report, Akamai has again th candidate geographies that are most likely to sustain connection speeds above 15 Mbps, as Ultra HD adaptive bitrate streams typically require bandwidth between 10 and 20 Mbps.
They can take out an entire data center by overwhelming network bandwidth,” said Stuart Scholly, senior vice president and general manager of Security at Akamai Technologies.
A complimentary copy is amamai as a free PDF download at www. Because of the effectiveness of these attacks, and the widespread availability of vulnerable cloud-based software, they are likely to continue and may be monetized in the underground DDoS marketplace.
Tom Leighton Pamela J. Attacks in the second quarter of provided indications that the botnet is still in place from its earlier use in the Operation Ababil attacks against 20114 institutions in Miller Paul Sagan Frederic V. In the coming quarters, we expect to consolidate these publications with the goal of publishing a combined report that delivers an unparalleled level of insight into the Internet threat landscape. Based on the data collected by these agents, Akamai is able to identify the top countries from which attack traffic originates, as well as the top ports targeted by these attacks.
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Miller Paul Sagan Frederic V. AKAMthe leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released its Second Quarter, State of the Internet Report.
European countries continued to dominate the IPv6 adoption list, holding seven of the top 10 positions. This trend srate assertions from the Prolexic Q2 Global DDoS Attack Reportsuggesting that volumetric attacks targeting Layers have increased while application attacks targeting Layers have declined.
Akamai completed its acquisition of Prolexic in February Server-side botnets are preying on web vulnerabilities and reflection and amplification tactics are allowing attackers to do more with less. To learn more about how Akamai akamao accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.
The findings do not account for other “readiness” factors, including availability of 4K-encoded content or 4K-capable 2041 and media players. While the use of NTP reflection attacks was down significantly in the second quarter oflikely due to community cleanup work, SNMP reflector attacks surged during the quarter, filling the void.
Akamai Releases Second Quarter 2014 ‘State of the Internet’ Report
Only two customers were targeted by DDoS attacks more than five times, with one customer seeing as many as seven total attacks, as opposed to the high of 17 attacks the previous quarter.
Cambridge, MA September 30, Compared to the second quarter of 22 percent increase in total DDoS attacks 72 percent increase in average attack bandwidth 46 percent increase in infrastructure Layer 3 and 4 attacks 54 percent decrease in average attack duration: Attacks involving server-side botnets have only been observed by Akamai in the most sophisticated and carefully orchestrated DDoS campaigns.
Attack Traffic and Security Akamai maintains a distributed set of unadvertised agents deployed across the Internet to log connection attempts that the company classifies as attack traffic.