DDoS attacks increased 33% in H1 2021

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Between January and June, there were record numbers of attacks compared to the same period last year. The report also found that between Q1 2021 and Q2 2021 there was a 19% increase in DDoS campaigns, some of which were over 100 Gbps in attack volume; further evidence that hackers are continuing to exploit the vulnerabilities of businesses during the pandemic.

Key findings
The number of attacks continued to rise: + 33% increase year-on-year compared to H1/2020.
DDoS attacks are increasing: +19% in Q2 2021 compared to Q1 2021.
Overall attack bandwidth remained high...

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