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Average peak size of DDoS attacks spiked in Q2


Securityweek - (International) Verisign released its second quarter (Q2) 2014 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack report, which found that the size of DDoS attacks increased by 216 percent compared to the first quarter of the year and that 65 percent of attacks exceeded 1 Gbps, among other findings. The report stated that the entertainment and media industry was the most attacked during Q2, followed by IT services.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:24