- New DDoS Attack Record Is 579 Gbps, Reported in H1 2016. From Softpedia. The new peak value for DDoS attacks has changed yet again, with the new top value being 579 Gbps, recorded by Arbor Networks during the first half of the year. The previous maximum value was 500 Gbps, detected between the end of 2015 and the start of 2016, also by Arbor Networks, a company that provides various security services, among which DDoS mitigation.
Low-and-slow DDoS attacks account for 80 percent of all DDoS attacks