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We see fewer DDoS attacks since late 2021

The Dutch National Scrubbing Center (NaWas) protects participants against DDoS attacks. Besides protection, NaWas offers valuable insights about the changing landscape of DDoS. To better combat these malicious attacks, we share our up-to-date knowledge with interested parties. Together we stand strong against DDoS attacks.

A consistent decline in the number of DDoS attacks quarter over quarter, with this trend continuing since the fourth quarter of 2021. The overall number of attacks may be decreasing, but the impact on companies is only increasing.

Geopolitically, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine has led to an increase in targeted DDoS attacks on government services and critical infrastructure. This trend is expected to continue in 2023, with an emphasis on attacks on the financial, energy, and healthcare sectors. A new type of “turbo attacks” have emerged, which have reached peak values of 381 Gbps in a matter of seconds. The use of multi-vector attacks is on the rise, with an increasing number of attackers attempting to simultaneously overwhelm their victims’ networks by utilizing a diverse set of attack methods.

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