Europe, Middle East, and Africa
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With the DDoS threat landscape in Iraq constantly evolving, it is crucial to continuously monitor and analyze how adversaries are changing their tactics and targets. NETSCOUT monitors the global threat landscape and drills down into regional and country-level statistics to stay up to date on near-real-time trends by adversaries. The country-level analytics presented on this page are automated using our global threat analysis and collection platform, ATLAS, and provide a range of benchmarks for the specified time period, including the top vectors used in DDoS attacks, top targeted industries, largest attack by bandwidth and throughput, most vectors used in an attack, and total attack frequency.

Max Multivector Attack

Max number of vectors seen in a single attack


Attack Vectors Used

1. Chargen Amplification
2. CLDAP Amplification
3. DNS
4. DNS Amplification
5. L2TP Amplification
6. mDNS Amplification
7. memcached Amplification
8. MS SQL RS Amplification
9. NetBIOS Amplification
10. NTP Amplification
11. RIPv1 Amplification
12. SNMP Amplification
13. SSDP Amplification
15. TCP SYN/ACK Amplification
16. Ubiquiti Amplification
17. UDP

Top Three Vertical Industries Under Attack

The following industry chart shows the most targeted sectors in 2H 2022 by number of attacks.

Rank Vertical Frequency Max Attack Max Impact Average Duration
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
161 25.33 Gbps 12.69 Mpps 21 Minutes
Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals
17 3.48 Gbps 0.34 Mpps 67 Minutes
Data Processing Hosting and Related Services
4 2.51 Gbps 2.23 Mpps 4 Minutes