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July 29, 2011

Cyber-Criminals Use Botnets, Automation to Launch Multiple Blended Attacks

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by Fahmida Y. Rashid, eWeek

The average large business sees 27 attacks per minute hitting its Website. Attackers can use automation technologies to generate up to seven attacks per second, or 25,000 attacks per hour. Security firm Imperva uncovered these figures after analyzing more than 10 million Web application attacks that targeted Websites belonging to 30 large businesses and government agencies between January 2011 and May 2011, according to the report released July 25. The Web Application Attack Report (WAR) also analyzed anonymized traffic.

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