The latest Akamai security report highlights a 138 percent YoY increase in total DDoS attacks greater than 100 Gbps, with two record DDoS attacks caused by the Mirai Botnet.

This comes as web application attacks decreased by 18 percent YoY, while 20 percent of all web application attacks in Q3 originated from the United States.

In the Akamai State of the Internet – Security Report, you’ll get detailed cloud security insights about DDoS and web application attack trends observed across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ for Q3 2016.


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