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Link11 DDoS Report
for Central Europe

DDoS attacks continue to evolve: Huge volumes, greater aggressiveness, new botnets and vectors such as memcached reflection, and the CLDAP and SSDP protocols mean that DDoS attacks are more dangerous and more unpredictable than ever for unprotected businesses.

The Link11 DDoS report for Q1 2018 reveals a clear increase in high-volume attacks. Not only is the number of attacks on the rise, but the average bandwidth has also steadily increased in recent months.

  • The number of DDoS attacks again reached a very high level of 14,736 attacks.
  • On average, the Link11 Security Operation Center (LSOC) recorded 160 attacks a day on targets in Central Europe.
  • In the first quarter of 2018, the LSOC thwarted 12 attacks with an attack volume of more than 100 Gbps.
  • The peak attack bandwidth amounted to 212 Gbps.
  • The SSDP protocol was the most frequent reflection vector at 27%.

DDoS Statistics and Analysis
for Central Europe

Number of all mitigated attacks in Q1 2018

100

Number of all mitigated
attacks in Q1 2018
Duration of all mitigated attacks in minutes in Q1 2018

1000

Duration of all mitigated attacks
in minutes in Q1 2018
Largest mitigated attack in Q1 2018 in Mbps

1000

Largest mitigated attack
in Q1 2018 in Mbps