Q1 2015 State of the Internet – Security Report

DDoS and Web Application Attack Trends

Each quarter, we analyze attack traffic across Akamai’s PLXrouted and Edge networks to understand how the cloud security threatscape is changing. Download our latest report to get important statistics and research about Internet and could security trends that affect your business, including defensive measure you can take.

This quarter’s report includes:

  • Analysis of year-over-year and quarter-by-quarter DDoS attack trends
  • Which infrastructure and application layer DDoS attacks occur most frequently
  • How web application attacks work, and how often they are observed
  • Attack frequency, size and sources
  • Where and when DDoSers strike
  • The hidden threat behind 100+ Gbps mega attacks
  • The implications of IPv6 adoption and resulting security vulnerabilities
  • The multiple ways SQL injection attacks are used, beyond data breaches
  • Understanding the threat of domain hijacking and website defacement