• 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).

    Fancy Bear DDoS for Ransom


    Over the last week, Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been tracking an emerging ransom denial-of-service (RDoS) campaign from a group identifying itself as Fancy Bear. The group has been distributing extortion emails to payment processing vendors in multiple locations across the globe.



    At the beginning of October 2017, citizens of Catalonia – an autonomous community in Spain - held an independence referendum. This call for independence created a conflict between the Catalan leadership and Spanish government and increased law enforcement presence in Catalonia.



    This threat advisory provides analysis by Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) of the ransomware campaign that broke out on October 24, 2017 and is impacting organizations across Eastern Europe.

    Reaper Botnet


    Researchers claim to have discovered a new Internet of Things (IoT) botnet named Reaper, which is currently self-propagating.

    XMR Squad & Armada Collective Launching RDoS Attacks (DDoS for Ransom)


    Over the last few days Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been tracking a number of RDoS (DDoS for Ransom) campaigns from groups claiming to be the Armada Collective and XMR Squad.

    Phantom Squad - To Believe Or Not To Believe


    Over the last week, Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been tracking a DDoS-for-ransom campaign (RDoS) from a group claiming to be Phantom Squad, a group that made public threats to DDoS Steam, Xbox Live and PlayStation Network in December of 2015.

    CodeFork Malware Attack


    Since 2015, the Radware Malware Research Team has been following CodeFork - a group of hackers who recently launched a new campaign with updated malware tools and infection techniques. This group distributes malware to be utilized across a number of use cases. The new campaign features advanced file-less evasion and persistence techniques, as well as a new module that mines Monero cryptocurrency.