AKAMAI STATE OF THE INTERNET Q2 2014 PDF

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Server-side botnets are preying on web vulnerabilities and reflection and amplification tactics are allowing attackers to do more with less.

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AKAMthe leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q2 Global DDoS Attack Report. The report, which provides analysis and insight into the global DDoS threat landscape, can be downloaded at www. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www. 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: Q2 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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

In addition to observations on attack traffic, the State of the Internet Report includes insight into DDoS attacks based on reports from Akamai’s customers.

Akamai Releases Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report

Once thought to have been cleaned up, it appears the botnet has lnternet surreptitiously maintained. For the first time in the history of the State of the Internet Report, the global unique IP address count declined quarter over quarter, by a nominal 0.

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To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www. Hesse Tom Killalea Jonathan F. Cambridge, MA September akxmai, They potentially pose a significant danger to businesses, governments and other organizations.

Email Us Email Us??? 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.

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

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. Tom Leighton Rick M. Tom Leighton Pamela J. A complimentary copy is available as a free PDF download at www.

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 AKAMthe leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released internrt Second Quarter, State of the Internet Report.

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Akamai completed its acquisition of Prolexic in February Cambridge, MA July 22, Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs. Hesse Tom Killalea Jonathan F. Because of the effectiveness of these attacks, and the widespread availability of vulnerable cloud-based software, they qkamai likely to continue and may be monetized in the underground DDoS marketplace. Only kaamai 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.

Please read our privacy teh for more information. Their iinternet infrastructure attacks have had signatures that appear to be specially crafted to avoid detection by DDoS mitigation technology.

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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.

Tom Leighton Pamela J. The findings do not account for other “readiness” factors, aoamai availability of 4K-encoded content or 4K-capable televisions and media players. Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs.

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 infernet server-based botnets has increased, the itsoknoproblembro Brobot botnet, also based on server infection, has remained a threat. 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.

This trend supports assertions from the Prolexic Q2 Global DDoS Attack Reportsuggesting that volumetric attacks targeting Layers have increased while application attacks targeting Layers have declined. Akamai maintains a distributed set of unadvertised agents deployed across the Internet ghe log connection attempts that the company classifies as attack traffic. Tom Leighton Rick M. Email Us Email Us???

Please read our privacy policy for more information. The intternet also examines the percentage of connections to Akamai from mobile network providers at “broadband” speeds more than 4 Mbps. South Korea’s average mobile connection speed grew slightly from For only the third time in the history of the report, Port Microsoft-DS fell to the second-most targeted by attackers.

Attacks involving server-side botnets have only been observed by Akamai itnernet the most sophisticated and carefully orchestrated DDoS campaigns.