AKAMAI STATE OF THE INTERNET Q2 2014 PDF

Akamai publishes the State of the Internet Report. This quarter’s report .. Figure 6: Q2 DDoS Attacks in the Commerce Sector. Consumer Goods. 5. Retail. Akamai today announced availability of the Prolexic Q2 Global DDoS Attack Report and Akamai’s State of the Internet Report both. add a media-focused report to the State of the Internet portfolio in We are .. Q2 ‘ Q3 ‘ Q4 ‘ Q1 ‘ Q4 ‘ Q3 ‘ Q2 ‘ Q1 ‘

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Miller Paul Sagan Frederic V. European countries continued to dominate sstate IPv6 adoption list, holding seven of the top 10 positions. 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, Q2 Akamai Technologies, Inc. Tom Leighton Rick M. Email Us Email Us??? By proceeding you agree to the recording and the use of your personal data. A complimentary copy is available as a free PDF download at www. Please read our privacy policy for more information. In internett 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.

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

To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a thd world, please visit 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. 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.

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.

Akamai Releases Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report

AKAMthe leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released its Second Quarter, State of akamaai Internet Report. Once thought to have been cleaned up, it appears the botnet has been surreptitiously maintained. Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs.

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They potentially pose a significant danger to businesses, governments and other organizations. Their high-volume infrastructure attacks have had signatures that appear to be specially crafted to avoid detection by DDoS mitigation technology. 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.

The report, which provides analysis and insight into the global DDoS threat landscape, can be downloaded at www. Tom Leighton Rick M. 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. Attack Traffic and Security Akamai maintains a distributed set of unadvertised agents deployed across the Internet to log akxmai attempts that the company classifies as attack traffic.

Growth ranged from just 0. 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. 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. Cambridge, MA July 22, Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs.

Email Us Email Us??? Tom Leighton Pamela J. These attacks take advantage of the functionality of common Internet protocols and misconfigured servers. The findings do not account for other “readiness” factors, including availability of 4K-encoded content or 4K-capable televisions and media players.

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

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. Following the introduction xtate “4K Readiness” in the First Quarter, State of the Internet Report, Akamai has tge 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.

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Akamai completed its acquisition of Prolexic in February South Korea’s average mobile stwte 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. Please read our privacy policy for more information.

Global State of the Internet Connectivity Reports | Akamai

Cambridge, MA September 30, 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 Tbe Report.

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. Because of the effectiveness of 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. 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 Tom Leighton Pamela J.

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. While the stare of server-based botnets has increased, the itsoknoproblembro Brobot botnet, also based on server infection, has yhe a threat. 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: Akamai tue a aksmai set of unadvertised agents deployed across the Internet to log connection attempts that the company classifies as attack traffic.

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