DDoS Attacks are on the Rise

DDoS Attacks are on the Rise

With an average attack size increase of 111% compared to Q2 2017, DDoS attacks remain unpredictable. Verisign continues to observe diverse and evolving attack vectors that require continuous monitoring.

Other trends from Q2 DDoS attack mitigations include:

  • Increase in number of attacks by 35% over Q 2018
  • Average attack size rose 111% over Q2 2017
  • UDP floods were used in 56% of attacks

See more on attack trends in the latest DDoS Trends Report.