January 23, 2012

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):

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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:

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

 

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Posted by Imperva Blogger at 04:39:52 AM


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