The companies charge more to its competitors, to criminals, to former revanchists, to foreign governments or organizations of secret services.

Who is behind the DDoS attacks that attack companies? According to the victims, the more likely it is that you find another rival company.

As revealed by an investigation by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, reveals that 43 % of companies blame of the attacks to your system, IT a competitor. Meanwhile, a 38 % points directly to the cybercriminals. Are even fewer who blame former revanchists, to foreign governments or organizations of secret services. But also the blame.

“it Is clear that companies feel that their IT systems and their data private are under siege from all sides”, comenta Kirill Ilganaev, head of Kaspersky DDoS Protection at Kaspersky Lab.

“With DDoS attacks becoming so frequent and so disabling, many suspect that competitors are behind”, he continues Ilganaev.

The reasoning behind this is the search for “ways of putting their rivals out of action and steal customers as a result”.

Be that as it may, “given that the tactics of sudden only increase, it is imperative that companies intensify their efforts to stay protected and impenetrable to the attack”, concludes the director of Kaspersky DDoS Protection at Kaspersky Lab.