Research has shown which countries have conducted the largest number of DDoS attacks
MOSCOW, 15 Feb — RIA Novosti. USA, UK and Germany lead the ranking of countries, of which in the fourth quarter of 2016 was carried out DDoS-attack, the report said the Internet company Akamai on the state of the Internet and security (State of the Internet / Security Report).
The report notes that in the last quarter of 2016 the number of IP addresses, which conducted DDoS attacks increased significantly against the background of reducing the number of attacks in General.
“The three main countries from which they conducted DDoS attacks are the USA (24%), UK (10%) and Germany (7%),” reads the study.
In fourth place is China (6.2 percent), the fifth — Russia (4.4 per cent).
The study also provides statistics and the first three quarters of 2016. There first position by the number of attacks was occupied by China, the second — the USA. Third place went to Turkey, Taiwan and the UK.