Research & Reports

IP Reputation Report-07012019

July 4, 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 June 30, 2019. Top 10 countries in attack percentage: First place changed from Laos to Suriname. The Palestine is in the second place. The country China (CN) has […]

Botnet Trend Report-3

July 3, 2019 | Mina Hao

This chapter discusses various aspects of botnet behavior. Behavioral characteristics include activity level of botnets overall and per botnet family, DDoS attack characteristics, C&C server use and distribution, and geographical locations of attack victims.  Also discussed are characteristics of the most active botnet families themselves.

IP Reputation Report-06242019

June 27, 2019 | Mina Hao

1. 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 June 21, 2019.   Top 10 countries in attack percentage: The Laos is in the first place since four weeks ago. The Suriname is in the second […]

Botnet Trend Report-2

June 26, 2019 | Mina Hao

Botnets have evolved since 2017.  New active families and platforms have become dominant.  Attack types used have also changed.

IP Reputation Report-06172019

June 20, 2019 | Mina Hao

1. Top 10 countries in attack counts:

Botnet Trend Report-1

June 18, 2019 | Mina Hao

Executive Summary Botnets, one of the oldest threats on the internet, are still the most popular weapon in a hacker’s arsenal. They offer ease of use, flexibility, and high availability, traits ideal for launching large-scale lethal cyber-attacks ar-ound the world.

IP Reputation Report-06102019

June 13, 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 June 09, 2019. Top 10 countries in attack percentage: The Laos is in the first place since last week. The Myanmar is still in the second place. The […]

2018 DDoS Attack Landscape-9

June 12, 2019 | Mina Hao

Behind DDoS attacks, there are complex economic interests in the underground industry. Therefore, effective governance needs to start from multiple dimensions, including policy, industry, resource, and technical dimensions. This chapter dwells upon how to mitigate DDoS attacks from the following perspectives.

IP Reputation Report-06032019

June 6, 2019 | Mina Hao

Top 10 countries in attack counts:

2018 DDoS Attack Landscape-8

May 29, 2019 | Mina Hao

3.6  Industrial Distribution of Attack Targets From an industry perspective, cloud service/Internet data center (IDC), gaming, and e-commerce are top 3 industries suffering the most DDoS attacks.