January 23, 2012

LOIC Downloads Slowing

Our blog last week caught an early snapshot of LOIC downloads being used to DDoS various websites.

Today, the download picture has changed.  Year to date, there were 90,000+ downloads with a peak of 33,007 on the 20th of January.  Today, downloads are trending back to pre-campaign levels (click to BIGGIFY):


And downloads by country hasn't changed in any dramatic fashion.  The US is still the lead nation, followed by France and Brazil.  The only big change is that Poland moved up quite a bit:


The increase in Polish downloads is likely due to an attack on Polish government websites which has been reported in Polish and German press.


Authors & Topics:

Share on LinkedIn


Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.