Research & Reports

2018 DDoS Attack Landscape-7

May 22, 2019 | Mina Hao

3.5  Analysis of IoT Attack Sources 3.5.1 Participation of IoT Devices in DDoS Attacks According to NSFOCUS’s IoT threat intelligence, some DDoS attacks are associated with IoT devices. By further analyzing the proportion of IoT devices in DDoS attack source IP addresses, we find that 3.14% are IoT devices. Although this proportion is relatively small, […]

2018 DDoS Attack Landscape-6

May 15, 2019 | Mina Hao

3.4  Behavioral Analysis of Attack Sources In the 2018 H1 Cybersecurity Insights8, we mentioned that the number of DDoS recidivists (repeat DDoS offenders) was too large to ignore. Of all internet attack types, 25% of attackers were recidivists responsible for 40% of all attack events. As for DDoS attacks, 7% of attackers were recidivists that […]

IP Reputation Report-05032019

May 8, 2019 | Mina Hao

Top 10 countries in attack counts:

IP Reputation Report-04192019

April 24, 2019 | Mina Hao

Top 10 countries in attack counts: The above diagram shows the top 10 regions with the most malicious IP addresses from the NSFOCUS IP Reputation databases at April 19, 2019.   Top 10 countries in attack percentage: The country Suriname (SR) has been in the first place for three weeks. The Laos is still in […]

2018 DDoS Attack Landscape-4

April 23, 2019 | Mina Hao

3.2  DDoS Attack Type Analysis 3.2.1  Proportions of Different Attack Types  In 2018, the most frequently seen attacks were SYN flood, UDP flood, ACK flood, HTTP flood, and HTTPS flood attacks6, which altogether accounted for 96% of all DDoS attacks. In contrast, reflection attacks contributed to no more than 3% of attacks. Compared with 2017, […]

IP Reputation Report-04122019

April 17, 2019 | Mina Hao

Top 10 countries in attack counts:

2018 DDoS Attack Landscape-3

April 17, 2019 | Mina Hao

Analysis of DDoS Attacks in 2018 3.1  DDoS Attack Count and Peak Size 3.1.1  Attack Count and Traffic In 2018, we observed 148,000 DDoS attacks (down 28.4% from 2017), which generated a total of 643,100 TB of traffic, about the same level as in 2017. DDoS attacks keep expanding in size year by year as […]

2018 DDoS Attack Landscape-1

April 5, 2019 | Mina Hao

NSFOCUS Security Lab research has seen a dramatic decrease in DDoS attacks between 2017 and 2018.  We are in consensus with other TI vendors  as to most of the driving factors behind this large scale reduction, except one. This webinar 1 will show why NSFOCUS is breaking from the pack on one of the key […]

IP Reputation Report-03292019

April 2, 2019 | Mina Hao

Top 10 countries in attack counts:

Technical Report on Container Security (V)-3

March 27, 2019 | Mina Hao

Security Tools – StackRox About StackRox StackRox features a distributed architecture that collects and analyzes data throughout the application lifecycle to detect and block malicious actors, and finally meet the requirement for protecting containerized cloud-native applications. StackRox delivers continuous detection through its unique combination of distributed sensors and centralized analysis and machine learning to provide […]