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Cyberattack Maps & Threat Intelligence

Check out insights into security threats, risks, and cyberattacks across our global network

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More than 3.4 billion of the 2020 credential stuffing attacks occurred in the financial sector

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Daily credential abuse attempts

For financial services CSOs, two things are top of mind: the security of customers’ personal identifiable information (PII) and the availability of digital services 24/7. Both are essential to retaining customers and to fulfilling requirements by regulators. Credential stuffing attacks threaten the security of PII and can even evolve into DDoS attacks that disrupt availability.

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Explore real-time attack data

See the origins of the largest web attacks and the most common attack vector used.

Web attack visualization

The Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform delivers more than 2 trillion internet interactions, protects web applications, and mitigates multiple DDoS attacks each day. We’re able to leverage this data to share an informed view of internet security metrics, including daily threat levels by industry and region, countries launching the web attacks, and the most common attack methods.

Commerce most attacked

Commerce continues to be the most attacked industry as it holds its customers’ sensitive information, making it extremely vulnerable.

Attack overview

Types of web application attacks include SQL injection, remote file inclusion, cross-site scripting, PHP injection, and command injection. These attacks can degrade web performance, cause a loss of revenue, and harm your reputation. Protect yourself against these types of attacks with a web application firewall and DDoS protection solution.

Industry attack breakdown

Types of web application attacks include SQL injection, remote file inclusion, cross-site scripting, PHP injection, and command injection. Generally speaking, SQL injection is the most common attack type — these attacks try to access an unsecured site’s database by “injecting” actual SQL into page URLs as part of the request.