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Distributed Denial of Service Trends Report
Verisign provides a unique view into the attack trends unfolding online for the previous quarter, including attack statistics, behavioral trends and future outlook.
The Verisign Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Trends Report contains the observations and insights derived from mitigations enacted on behalf of, and in cooperation with, customers of Verisign DDoS Protection Services.
During Q2 2018, Verisign observed that 26 percent of DDoS attacks were over 5 Gbps with an average attack peak size of 5.7 Gbps – a 111% increase when compared to Q2 2017. The largest volumetric DDoS attack peaked at 42 Gbps while the highest intensity DDoS attack peaked at 4.7 Mpps.
Verisign saw a 35 percent increase in the number of DDoS attacks when comparing Q2 2018 to Q1 2018. User Datagram Protocol (UDP) floods were the most common attack type, consisting of 56% of all attacks mitigated.
Download your complimentary copy of the Q2 2018 Verisign DDoS Trends Report to learn more about the latest trends and how they may affect your business.
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