Link11 DDoS Report
for Central Europe

More attacks, more aggressiveness, new botnets and new vectors make DDoS attacks increasingly important for unsecured organizations. Besides the rising number and duration of the attacks there was a continuous increase of the average bandwidth throughout the past months.

The Link11 DDoS Report for Q4 2017 offers extensive statistics, important key indicators and in-depth analyses regarding the risk emerging from DDoS attacks

  • There were 13,452 DDoS attacks on companies, an average of 146 attacks a day.
  • The number of attacks increased by 116% compared to the previous year.
  • Like the attack count, the total duration of the attacks increased compared to the fourth quarter of 2016, from 1,242 to 1,675 hours.
  • The bandwidth record in the fourth quarter of 2017 was 70.1 Gbps.
  • DNS was the most frequent reflection vector, at 9%.
  • A growing number of large-scale attacks (5.1%) worked with the vector CLDAP.

DDoS Statistics and Analysis
for Central Europe

Number of all mitigated attacks in Q4 2017

100

Number of all mitigated
attacks in Q4 2017
Duration of all mitigated attacks in minutes in Q4 2017

1000

Duration of all mitigated attacks
in minutes in Q4 2017
Largest mitigated attack in Q4 2017 in Mbps

1000

Largest mitigated attack
in Q4 2017 in Mbps