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(Source: Comcast Business 2021 DDoS Threat Report)
➢ 69% of Comcast Business customers experienced DDoS attacks in 2021, a 41% increase from 2020.

➢ 99% of customers experienced repeat attacks, while the largest and most severe attack was delivered at a rate of 242 Gbps.

➢ Attacks on information technology customers grew steadily, ending the year at 10 times the January numbers.

➢ Multi-vector DDoS attacks targeting Layers 3, 4 and 7 simultaneously represent a 47% increase from 2020.

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“We were thoughtful about making sure that we give customers enough flexibility, but we don’t want to see rampant abuse… there were a lot of things and features built into the product that are consistent with the user agreement that has terms and conditions of how they can and can’t be used. We’ve enforced them obviously in a way that I think has been customer-sensitive. You don’t see anybody complaining massively about it. We actively in any given month are looking at how particular users are using the product and have features and capabilities technically to limit what I would call rampant abuse. I would tell you that I think that’s the right way for the industry to be managed. Maybe some are going to adjust practices and approaches overtime to try to get their arms around that, but I don’t think it is the broadband providers’ role in making that happen. I think it is the owner of the application’s role in making that happen.”

– AT&T CEO John Stankey on the 1Q22 earnings call talking combatting password sharing on HBO Max

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