LAST UPDATED: 2021-06-07
Report discontinued. Replaced by: Darknet Events Report.
Darknets (also known as network telescopes) are unused sets of IP addresses, which in theory should observe no traffic. In practice, however, a lot of traffic reaches such networks through activities such as Internet scanning, malware propagation, or backscatter from spoofed DDoS events — meaning that these network packets can often be immediately classified as suspicious or malicious. Additional packet fingerprinting measures can be employed to attribute tools or malware sending out such packets.
This report type was created as part of the EU Horizon 2020 SISSDEN Project.