DDoS Statistics for Central Europe

The DDoS threat reached a new alarming record-high with 9,500 attacks during the 3rd quarter of 2016. This means that in Central Europe the amount of DDoS attacks increased by 37.5% compared to the 1st quarter. Averagely the Link11 Security Operation Center (LSOC) had to defend 103 attacks daily. On the 6th of July 256 attacks on targets in Central Europe making this the most dangerous day of the quarter.

The most important facts from the DDoS report for the 3rd quarter of 2016

  • In Central Europe servers and networks suffered DDoS attacks with a total duration of 1,012 hours. This means an increase of 29.9% compared to the 1st quarter 2016.
  • During 11 DDoS attacks the LSOC registered attack bandwidths between 40 and 80 Gbps.
  • One hyper attack peaked at 84.3 Gbps.
  • The peak value of 37.7 million pps in traffic rate was measured
  • 70% of all attacks occurred between 16:00 and 24:00.
  • During the course of the week the highest threat was on Sundays.

Link11 provides extensive insight on the growing threat of DDoS attacks in Central Europe in its tri-monthly released DDoS reports.

08 attacks blocked month
Number of ddos attacks we blocked in October
09 block watch
Every 2 minutes a victim is under DDoS fire
10 largest attack
Largest attack mitigated in the last 30 days in Mbits