Akamai’s State of the Internet/Security Report

Provided by Akamai

Category Malware

Type White Paper

Length 25

Publish Date February 07 2017

Date posted April 25 2017


Poorly secured IoT devices provided on of the biggest challenges to security experts, with the malware strain Mirai claiming responsibility for the majority of these attacks. However, the holiday season also presented cybercriminals with the opportunity to carry out web application attacks within the retail vertical. This report complies contributions from security professionals to discuss the biggest online security threats that took place during Q4 of 2016.

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