Share of global web application attack traffic as of April 2018, by originating country

Leading source countries of web application attack traffic 2018 The statistic shows the percentage of worldwide internet application attack traffic between November 2017 and April 2018, by originating countries. During that period of time, 30.1 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 2017, the average costs of cyber crime in the United States amounted to 21.22 million U.S. dollars, the most costly worldwide.
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Percentage of attack traffic
United States30.1%
Netherlands11.9%
China7.1%
Brazil6.2%
Russia4.4%
Percentage of attack traffic
United States30.1%
Netherlands11.9%
China7.1%
Brazil6.2%
Russia4.4%
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The statistic shows the percentage of worldwide internet application attack traffic between November 2017 and April 2018, by originating countries. During that period of time, 30.1 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 2017, the average costs of cyber crime in the United States amounted to 21.22 million U.S. dollars, the most costly worldwide.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
November 2017 to April 2018
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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