Distributed denial of service (DDoS) assaults continue to be a nuisance for online businesses and their customers.
Worse, the downtime caused by attacks is costly for organizations and frustrating for consumers. With no signs of abating, understanding the methods and capabilities of perpetrators is essential to maintaining good defenses.
In Incapsula's Q2 2015 DDoS Global Threat Landscape Report they share unique research data, collected in the course of mitigating thousands of DDoS assaults against Imperva Incapsula-protected domains and network infrastructures.
What DDoS has attacked your site this quarter?
A study by Incapsula suggests 56% of all website traffic is now generated by bots.
The company reported that for most websites bot traffic is between 63% and 80%.
2015 will be the rise of impersonator bots, while RSS bots seem to be on their way to extinction.
What's the bot situation in your website?
Check it out, it depends on your daily traffic.
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