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DDoS Trends Report Q1 2018

The Q1 edition of the Verisign 2018 DDoS Trends Report represents a unique view into the attack trends unfolding online. This report discloses attack statistics and behavioral trends across the quarter, providing key insights into attack peak size and attack type multi-vector mitigation.

Key DDoS Trends and Observations

  • 53% increase in attacks compared to Q4 2017
  • Average attack peak size in Q1 2018 was 11.2Gbps. This is an increase of 47% compared to Q4 2017
  • 39% of attacks in Q1 2018 were over 5Gbps
  • 50% of attacks were User Datagram Protocol (UDP) floods and 32% of attacks employed four or more attack types.

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