• DDoS Attack Reports & Cyber Security Threat Reports

    New cyber security threats and DDoS attacks are lurking in the shadows everyday. Read the latest information and stay head of these vulnerabilities with updated DDoS attack and cyber security threat reports from Radware's Emergency Response Team (ERT).

    DDoS as a Service

    7/28/2016

    Seasoned hackers have typically relied on a variety of sophisticated tools that allow them to orchestrate attacks globally. However, a series of new, off-the-shelf tools are commoditizing the art of hacking, making it possible for novices with little know-how to launch attacks via affordable tools that are available on the Clearnet. These new pay-as-you go solutions include Booters, Stressers, and IP Stressers.

    2016 Summer Olympics: In The Crosshairs

    7/15/2016

    As the 2016 Summer Olympics approach, the cyber community turns its attention to the crowds and target-rich environment created by this high profile sporting event. Over 500,000 attendees to Rio De Janeiro are expected to consume record breaking connectivity volumes. This enormous demand will pose a security challenge for service providers as the 2016 Summer Olympics have the potential to be one of the most vulnerable sporting events in modern history and will provide cyber criminals with numerous opportunities.

    Energy & Utilities Under Threat

    6/21/2016

    Due to their size and reputation, energy and utility companies have become a prominent target for hackers, who seek to sow panic among the general public. The threat stems from social and environmental hacktivists, in addition to politically-affiliated hackers, who attempt to gain control of industrial control systems, disrupt the network, or deface corporate sites.

    OpIcarus Project Mayhem: DDoS Attacks Target Stock Exchanges

    6/8/2016

    Anonymous gears up its OpIcarus against the financial industry. OpIcarus’ third and last phase began with the takedown of London Stock Exchange website on June 5th 2016. This phase – called “Project Mayhem” – puts worldwide stock exchanges under a DDoS threat.

    Animal Rights Hacktivism

    6/6/2016

    Hacktivists have battled for the rights of animals for some time, but within the last year, have raised the stakes considerably via a series of prolonged, advanced cyber campaigns.

    DDoS Attacks & the U.S. Presidential Election

    6/2/2016

    The 2016 U.S. presidential election has sparked a wave of politically-fueled hacktivism, leading to cyber assaults on candidates, political parties and governmental IT networks due to political and social affiliations. As protests transition from the streets to cyber channels, those with political influence have become the target of cyber-attacks.

    Worldwide Hospital Cyber-Attacks Posing Danger To Patient Data

    5/25/2016

    Turkish citizens are the latest victims in a worldwide cyber assault on medical institutions and healthcare providers.