DDoS attacks decline in Q1 2019, but hyper-scale attacks increase

Published: Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:42

Cloud anti-DDoS vendor Link11 has released its DDoS statistics for Europe for Q1 2019. The data shows that the quarter saw the number of attacks decline by nearly 20 percent compared with Q4 2018, to 11,177 from 13,910. The average DDoS attack volume also shrank by 24 percent to 3.8Gbps (from 5Gbps in Q4 2018), but the number of hyper-scale attacks of over 80Gbps doubled compared with the previous quarter.

Key findings of Link11’s Q1 2019 DDoS report include:

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