Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#670 Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence Report for Q1 2016
* In Q1, resources in 74 countries were targeted by DDoS attacks (vs. 69 in Q4 of 2015).
* 93.6% of the targeted resources were located in 10 countries.
* China, the US and South Korea remained the leaders in terms of number of DDoS attacks and number of targets. France and Germany were newcomers to the Top 10.
* The longest DDoS attack in Q1 2016 lasted for 197 hours (or 8.2 days) which is far less than the previous quarter’s maximum (13.9 days). Multiple attacks on the same target became more frequent (up to 33 attacks on one resource during the reporting period).
* SYN DDoS, TCP DDoS and HTTP DDoS remain the most common DDoS attack scenarios, while the number of UDP attacks continues to fall from quarter to quarter.
* Overall, command servers remained located in the same countries as the previous quarter, but Europe’s contribution increased – the number of C&C servers in the UK and France grew noticeably.
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#670 Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence Report for Q1 2016
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