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Kaspersky predicts application-layer DDoS attacks will increase

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, May 3, 2016.

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    Monday is still the busiest day of the week for DDoS attacks with Thursday replacing Tuesday as the second most active day.

    According to Kaspersky Lab’s DDoS intelligence report covering the first quarter of 2016, 74 countries were targeted by DDoS attacks, with China, South Korea and the USA as the top three most-targeted countries. There was slight drop in the percentage of attacks targeting resources in the USA.

    SYN, TCP and HTTP were the top three most popular DDoS attack methods in Q1.

    [​IMG] Kaspersky Lab's Q1 2016 DDoS Intelligence Report

    Most botnet attacks are launched from Windows, 55.5% in Q1 2016, compared to 44.5% being Linux-based attacks. South Korea still has the most C&C servers, followed by China, “other,” USA, Russia, a tie by Great Britain and the Netherlands, followed by France.

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