• 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).

    Credential Stuffing Campaign


    Over the last few weeks, Radware has been tracking a credential stuffing campaign targeting the financial industry in the United States and Europe. Credential stuffing is an emerging threat in 2018 that has continued to accelerate over the past month as more breaches occur. Today, a breach doesn’t just impact the compromised organization and its users, but it also affects every other website that the users may use. 

    DNS Hijacking Targets Brazilian Banks


    The Radware Threat Research Center has identified a hijacking campaign aimed at Brazilian bank customers via their IoT devices and is attempting to gain their bank credentials.

    Satori IoT Botnet Variant


    On June 15, Radware’s deception network detected an upsurge of malicious activity scanning and infecting a variety of IoT devices to take advantage of recently discovered device exploits.

    2018 FIFA World Cup


    Cybercriminals and hacktivist are getting ready to disrupt the digital experience during 2018 FIFA World Cup™*. Russian authorities, sponsors, service providers, and even stadium networks, are expected to be targeted throughout the months of June and July via a variety of methods for both personal gain and cyber-vandalism.

    AnonPlus Italia – Drupalgeddon


    Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been following AnonPlus Italia, an Anonymous group that has engaged in digital protests throughout April and May. The Anonymous affiliated group has executed numerous web defacements to protest war, religion, politics and financial power while spreading a message about their social network by abusing the content management systems (CMS) of websites that have not been updated to protect against exploits.

    Masked Amplified DDoS


    Security researchers have observed a new evasion technique - source port obfuscation - used for conducting denial-of-service attacks. It delivers amplified payloads through nonstandard ports.

    GPON Home Routers – The Next Botnet?


    Security researchers at vpnMentor recently conducted an assessment on a number of Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) routers. The researchers found two exploits that could impact over one million devices and allow an attacker the ability to execute code remotely on a device. GPON is a type of Passive Optical Network (PON) used to provide fiber connections.