Akamai’s back with yet another snapshot of the state of the internet and, as the foremost perpetrator of “observed attack traffic” in Q4 Reference: Akamai State of the Internet Q4 1. INcludes INsIght oN mobIle traffIc aNd coNNected deVIces from erIcssoNVolume 5. Akamai Releases Q4, ‘State of the Internet’ Report: Healthy, Growing Faster but Under Attack. By Peter Bernstein April 24, These past few days have.

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The report also reviews mobile browser usage by network connection type collected by Akamai IO. Finally, it also should be noted that this is much akqmai than merely anecdotal information. Since a single IP address can represent multiple individuals in some cases — such as when users access the Web through a firewall or proxy server — Akamai estimates the total number of unique Web users connecting to its platform during the quarter to be well over one billion.

The country figures are particularly revealing. This is one the industry and policy makers focus on and there is good news for all of us. Akamai’s back with yet another snapshot of the state of the internet and, surprise surprise, it’s reporting that DDoS attacks were up threefold last year versus From Binge Watching to Bad Actors: For those of us who reside in the U.

Turkey took over Russia’s number three spot with 4. From around the web. It is kaamai that Akamai sees as much as 30 percent of all Internet traffic.

The fourth quarter of tthe average connection speeds on surveyed mobile network operators range from a high of just over 8. Not surprisingly financial and business services were main targets but the bad guys spread their malevolence around. With all the apps for verifying identity, there is no technology to differentiate fake news from real news. If you’re interjet to digest even more of these sobering statistics, we recommend you hit up the source for the full executive summary and even more infographics.


Port Microsoft-DS remained the most targeted port in the fourth quarter, receiving 29 percent of attack traffic. Click here to read full bio.

This is supported as well by the long-term trends observed over the five-year history of the State of the Internet Report,” explained David Belson, the report’s editor. That stat’s just one slice of the sprawling cybersecurity picture painted by the company, which also ranks China as the foremost perpetrator of “observed attack traffic” in Q4numbering that country’s share at 41 percent.

Data collected by Ericsson shows that mobile data traffic doubled from the fourth quarter of to the fourth quarter ofand grew 28 percent between the third and fourth quarter of We believe that this points to greater availability of broadband connectivity, as well as increased speeds on those connections.

Again, there is good news on the mobility speed front as the trend is directionally correct. There were also some other interesting factoids in the 48 page report that make it a nice companion piece to what I think are the other must read studies.

To put that into better perspective, consider that the number two and three offenders — the U. The company notes that the originating country as identified by the source IP address may not represent the nation in which an attacker resides.

Akamai: DDoS attacks tripled year-over-year in 2012, China ranks as biggest offender

The reason this is an industry observer and analyst delight is the granularity provided in the geographic and other breakdowns that make comparisons easy. Chinese schools keep tabs on kids with ‘intelligent uniforms’. Attack Traffic and Top Ports Attacked: For the mobile flipside, Akamai found that average global speeds hovered between 8Mbps to kbps down, with peak downlink speeds stae in at 44Mbps to 2.


Quarter-over-quarter, the global average connection speed rose five percent to 2.

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Global Average and Peak Connection Speeds: Port 23 Telnet was again second at 7. Senior Editor Click here to read full bio. On a much lighter note, global high-speed broadband adoption defined as any speed equal or greater than 10Mbps grew by 2.

Paradoxically there are apps that can make…. Akamai, Q4State of the Internet Report. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, the report provides insight into key global statistics including: China again is the single largest volume source of observed traffic at 41 percent of the total, up from 33 percent in the prior quarter.

Akamai can identify the top countries from which attack traffic originates, as well as the top ports targeted by these attacks.

Akamai’s State of the Internet Report

It is a good thing IPv6 is ready, even if implementation readiness is not where one might think it would be. This is non-trivial though since study after study have shown the importance of next generation communications infrastructure on economic vitality.

China’s first video game approvals in months don’t intfrnet Tencent.