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Most common attack categories of cyber attacks worldwide as of 2017

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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.
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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.
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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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