• DDoS Threats & Security Attacks: DDoS Reports & Cyber Security Threats

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

    Deutsche Telekom Mirai Botnet Takeover Attempt

    12/2/2016

    The purpose was to inject malware and enslave new devices, thereby turning them into a botnet for future attacks. This attempt failed and the routers where not infected. Yet, the devices crashed due to an overload caused by the attack.

    DDoS Attacks on Banks Worldwide & Losing Millions

    11/22/2016

    The financial services industry once again finds itself under cyber-attack, this time the victim of their own digital tellers. In recent weeks, banks in Russia, United Kingdom, Taiwan and other countries have suffered from mega breaches originated in compromised ATMs.

    Black Nurse DDoS Attack

    11/17/2016

    BlackNurse is a non-volumetric, low bandwidth Denial-of-Service attack that overloads firewalls and can potentially knock businesses offline. It can be easily launched from a single laptop.

    OpKillingBay 2016 Update – APDoS Attacks

    11/10/2016

    Online protests in the form of network and application attacks against countries and organizations involved in whale and dolphin hunting has become an integral part of hunting season. OpKillingBay is an annual Advanced Persistent Denial of Service (APDoS) campaign created by Anonymous.

    Mirai Botnet: New Risks IoT DDoS Botnet Revealed

    11/2/2016

    The Mirai botnet struck the security industry in three massive attacks that shook traditional DDoS protection paradigms, proving that the Internet of Things (IoT) is real and the grounds for building powerful and sophisticated cyber-attack tools.

    DDoS Attacks on DNS Services

    10/22/2016

    On the morning of October 21st Dyn suffered a denial of service attack that interrupted their Managed DNS network1. As a result, hundreds of thousands of websites became unreachable to most of the world including Amazon’s EC22.

    DDoS Attacks on Game Servers

    9/26/2016

    Largescale DDoS attacks have become an everyday occurrence in the gaming industry. Companies are suffering network outages and service degradation causing immediate impact on their brand equity. Case in point: the hacking collective PoodleCorp has committed to launch a DDoS attack in an attempt to ruin the launch of Battlefield 1.