AKAMAI STATE OF THE INTERNET Q2 2014 PDF

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AKAMthe tthe provider of skamai services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q2 Global DDoS Attack Report. For only the third time in the history of the report, Port Microsoft-DS fell to the second-most targeted by attackers. European countries continued to dominate the IPv6 adoption list, holding seven of the top 10 positions.

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Akamai Releases Second Quarter 2014 ‘State of the Internet’ Report

Attacks involving server-side botnets have only been observed by Akamai in the most sophisticated and carefully orchestrated DDoS campaigns. Miller Paul Sagan Frederic V. Email Us Email Us??? Hesse Tom Killalea Jonathan F.

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Please read our privacy policy for more information. Tom Leighton Pamela J. They potentially pose a significant danger to businesses, governments and other organizations. Following the introduction of “4K Readiness” in the First Quarter, State of the Internet Report, Akamai has again identified 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.

These attacks take advantage of the functionality of common Internet protocols and misconfigured servers.

Akamai Releases Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report

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: 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.

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Q2 Akamai Technologies, Inc. This trend supports assertions from the Prolexic Q2 Global DDoS Attack Reportthee that volumetric attacks targeting Layers have increased while application attacks targeting Layers have declined.

By proceeding you agree to the recording and the use of your personal data. 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.

The findings do not account for other “readiness” factors, including availability of 4K-encoded content or 4K-capable televisions and media players. Please read our privacy policy for more information. In addition to observations on attack traffic, the State of the Internet Report includes insight into DDoS thd based on reports from Akamai’s customers.

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.

A complimentary copy is available as a free PDF download at www. 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. Cambridge, MA September 30, Because of the effectiveness teh 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.

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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 financial institutions in Akamai completed its acquisition statee Prolexic in February 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.

In the coming quarters, we expect to xkamai these publications with the goal of publishing a combined report that delivers an unparalleled level of insight into the Internet threat landscape. For the first time in the history of the State of the Internet Report, 214 global unique IP address count declined quarter over quarter, by a nominal 0. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.

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By proceeding you agree to the recording and the use of your personal data. South Korea’s average mobile connection speed grew slightly from The report also examines the percentage of connections to Akamai from mobile network providers at “broadband” speeds more than 4 Mbps. Cambridge, MA July 22, Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs.

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. Hesse Tom Killalea Jonathan F. 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.

Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs.

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. Their high-volume infrastructure attacks have had signatures that appear to be specially crafted to avoid detection by DDoS mitigation technology. While the use of server-based botnets has increased, the itsoknoproblembro Brobot botnet, also based on server infection, has remained a threat. Miller Paul Sagan Frederic V.

Akamai maintains a distributed set of unadvertised agents deployed across the Internet to log connection attempts that the company classifies as attack traffic. Growth ranged from just 0. Once thought to have been cleaned up, it appears the botnet has been surreptitiously maintained.

Cambridge, MA July 22, The report, which provides analysis and insight into the global DDoS threat landscape, can be downloaded at www. 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 is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www. Tom Leighton Rick M.