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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