1. 76 countries fell to Botnet attacks in first quarter of 2015

76 countries fell to Botnet attacks in first quarter of 2015

The Kaspersky Lab statistics has shown that a total of 23,095 DDoS attacks were carried out on web resources located in 76 countries in the first quarter of 2015.

By: | Published: June 2, 2015 10:34 AM

The Kaspersky Lab statistics has shown that a total of 23,095 DDoS attacks were carried out on web resources located in 76 countries in the first quarter of 2015.

Servers in the USA, Canada and China were most frequently targeted, while the top 10 victims also included resources in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

The study also finds that the greatest number of attacks on a single web resource in Q1 2015 was 21, compared to 16 in Q4 2014, and the most prolonged botnet attack occurred for almost six days.

Kaspersky Lab recommends the use of dedicated security solutions to filter cybercriminals’ junk requests from legitimate web traffic. Thus, Kaspersky DDoS Protection combines Kaspersky Lab’s proven expertise with in-house technology such as DDoS Intelligence.

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