Top attack categories of cyber attacks worldwide 2017

This statistic presents the top attack categories of cyber attacks worldwide in 2017. According to the findings, website application attacks accounted for 16 percent of the total share of top cyber attack categories, while DoS/DDoS generated six percent of global cyber attacks.

Most common attack categories of cyber attacks worldwide as of 2017

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Source

Release date

September 2017

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

10,000 respondents

Special properties

security clients on six continents

Supplementary notes

Six regions covered: Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

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