LowEndBox - Cheap VPS, Hosting and Dedicated Server Deals

DDoS Attacks are 100 Times Worse Compared to Last Year

DDoS ArtAccording to a recent Kaspersky report, DDoS attacks have gotten much worse over the last 12 months.

According to the report:

The average duration of a DDoS attack in Q2 was about 3000 minutes (roughly 50 hours or about 2 days). Compare this with the average of 30 minutes for Q2 2021: the figure has grown hundredfold.

And apparently things will get worse still.  “On a global scale, there is a high probability that DDoS activity will intensify,” the report states.

Keep in mind that 95% of attacks are “very short attacks” so the average is drawn upward by exceptional attacks.  The report is full of interesting statistics about types of attack, geographic information, and long-term trends.

 

No Comments

    Leave a Reply

    Some notes on commenting on LowEndBox:

    • Do not use LowEndBox for support issues. Go to your hosting provider and issue a ticket there. Coming here saying "my VPS is down, what do I do?!" will only have your comments removed.
    • Akismet is used for spam detection. Some comments may be held temporarily for manual approval.
    • Use <pre>...</pre> to quote the output from your terminal/console, or consider using a pastebin service.

    Your email address will not be published.