Average DDoS Attack Peaked at 14.1 Gbps in Q1 2017: Verisign

DDoS attacks were less common last quarter, but more difficult to mitigate, according to a report released Tuesday by Verisign. According to the Q1 DDoS Trends Report, the average peak attack size increased 26 percent from Q4 2016 to 14.1 Gbps in Q1 2017, and 57 percent of attacks employed multiple attack types.

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