Share of global web application attack traffic during 4th quarter 2017, by originating country

Leading source countries of web application attack traffic 2017 The statistic shows the percentage of worldwide internet application attack traffic in the fourth quarter of 2017, by originating countries. During that period of time, 32 percent of web app attack traffic originated from IP addresses in the United States. The United States were also the country most targeted by web attacks, suffering from over 238.6 million attacks during the fourth quarter of 2017. In 2016, the average costs of cyber crime in the United States amounted to 17.36 million U.S. dollars, the most costly worldwide.
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Percentage of attack traffic
United States32%
Netherlands11.9%
China7.1%
Brazil5.7%
Russia4.6%
Ukraine4.3%
India4.1%
Germany3.3%
United Kingdom3.2%
Canada3.2%
Percentage of attack traffic
United States32%
Netherlands11.9%
China7.1%
Brazil5.7%
Russia4.6%
Ukraine4.3%
India4.1%
Germany3.3%
United Kingdom3.2%
Canada3.2%
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The statistic shows the percentage of worldwide internet application attack traffic in the fourth quarter of 2017, by originating countries. During that period of time, 32 percent of web app attack traffic originated from IP addresses in the United States. The United States were also the country most targeted by web attacks, suffering from over 238.6 million attacks during the fourth quarter of 2017. In 2016, the average costs of cyber crime in the United States amounted to 17.36 million U.S. dollars, the most costly worldwide.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
Q4 2017
Special properties
web application attacks
Supplementary notes
By source IP address, not attribution. Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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