Internet attacks from China and US increased in first quarter of 2012, report says
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 10/08/2012 14:12
China and the U.S. were the two largest sources of Internet-attack traffic in the first quarter of 2012, increasing to account for 16% and 11% respectively, according to Akamai Technologies.
Attack traffic from China increased three percentage points compared to the last quarter of 2011 and attacks from the U.S. increased one percentage point in the same period, Akamai said in its First Quarter, 2012 State of the Internet report. Russia ranks third in the top ten and generated 7% of all attack traffic, a slight increase compared to last year's results.
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