Q4 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report
Mirai continues to threaten; attacks continue to rise over the long term.
Just over a year old, the Mirai botnet and its variants continue to infect and compromise routers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, with a spike in activity in Q4. Additionally, DDoS and web application attacks both saw year-over-year increases, rising 14% and 10% respectively. This quarter’s report also looks at the past year’s trends in the cyber security threat landscape and what they may portend for the year to come.