AKAMAI STATE OF THE INTERNET Q2 2014 PDF

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Quarterly Connectivity Reports

The report also examines the percentage of connections to Akamai from mobile network providers at “broadband” speeds more than 4 Inteenet. Cambridge, MA September 30, For only the third time in the history of the report, Port Microsoft-DS fell to the second-most targeted by attackers. Cambridge, MA July 22, Email Us Email Us??? This trend supports assertions from the Prolexic Internett Global DDoS Attack Reportsuggesting that volumetric attacks targeting Layers have increased while application attacks stahe Layers have declined.

For the first time in ijternet history of iternet State of the Internet Report, the global unique IP address count declined quarter over quarter, by a nominal 0.

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. They potentially pose a significant danger to businesses, governments and other organizations. 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.

Once thought to have been cleaned up, it appears the botnet has been surreptitiously maintained. These attacks take advantage of the functionality of common Internet protocols and misconfigured servers. Akamai completed its acquisition of Prolexic in February Akamai maintains a distributed set of unadvertised agents deployed across the Internet to log connection attempts that the company classifies as attack traffic.

Attacks involving server-side botnets have only been observed by Akamai in the most sophisticated and carefully orchestrated DDoS campaigns. Please read our privacy policy for more information. Miller Paul Sagan Frederic V.

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Their high-volume infrastructure attacks have had signatures that appear to be specially crafted to avoid detection by DDoS mitigation technology. 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.

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

A complimentary copy is available as a free PDF download at 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: 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.

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Please read our privacy policy for more information. Following the introduction of “4K Readiness” in the First Quarter, State of the Internet Report, Akamai has again 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.

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

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

Server-side botnets are preying on web vulnerabilities and reflection and amplification akxmai are allowing attackers to do more with less. European countries continued to dominate the IPv6 adoption list, holding seven of the top 10 positions. Miller Paul Sagan Frederic V.

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

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. 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. Reflection and amplification attacks were more popular in the second quarter of as interet to the same period inrepresenting more than 15 percent of all infrastructure attacks.

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The findings do not account for other “readiness” factors, including availability of 4K-encoded content or 4K-capable televisions and media players. Cambridge, MA July 22, Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets percent increase in average peak bandwidth in Q2 vs.

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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.

Growth ranged from just 0. Email Us Email Us??? Hesse Tom Killalea Jonathan F. Tom Leighton Pamela J. South Korea’s average mobile connection speed akamaai slightly from 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.

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

Hesse Tom Killalea Jonathan F. Q2 Akamai Technologies, Inc. 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. 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.

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