State of the Internet Security Report 2014

Number of DDoS attacks nearly doubled in a year; expanded global DDoS traffic sources; nearly half of all DDoS attacks used multiple attack vectors, says Akamai Technologies

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Highlights: Compared to Q4 2013

  • 57 percent more DDoS attacks
  • 52 percent increase in average peak bandwidth
  • 51 percent more application layer attacks
  • 58 percent more infrastructure layer attacks
  • 28 percent increase in average attack duration
  • 84 percent more multi-vector attacks

Highlights: Compared to Q3 2014

  • 90 percent more DDoS attacks
  • 54 percent decrease in average peak attack bandwidth
  • 16 percent more application layer attacks
  • 31 percent increase in average attack duration
  • 38 percent more multi-vector attacks
  • 47 percent fewer 100+ Gbps attacks (9 vs. 17)

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