2019 State of the Internet / Security: Web Attacks and Gaming Abuse
Criminals go where the money is. And these days, there’s real money to be stolen in the virtual world of gaming. Our latest State of the Internet / Security report delves into the growing popularity of credential stuffing attacks against the gaming industry. In one 17-month period, we counted 12 billion attacks. We went over to the darknet and found some surprising reasons why. We also found another surprise in our study: Two vectors account for nearly 90% of all web application attacks. Also in this issue, Akamai CMO Monique Bonner shares three unexpected observations about security professionals.