DDoS Storm Is Coming, Warn Researchers Noting an 84% Surge in the First Quarter of 2019

The number of DDoS attacks during the first three months of 2019 increased by 84%, compared with the previous quarter. The most noticeable area of DDoS attack growth observed was in the number of DDoS attacks that lasted for more than an hour, according to a new report issued by Kaspersky Lab. "These incidents doubled in quantity, and their average length increased by 487%." The geographical distribution of targets closely mirror the geographical distribution of attacks: the Top 3 were again China (59.85%), the US (21.28%), and Hong Kong (4.21%). 

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